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Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020
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Wetland

Sep 22, 2020 10:27
The committee, which met for the first time after six months, has directed state authorities not to differentiate between human-made and natural wetlands during its latest assessment read more
Sep 02, 2020 09:37
A member of the Bombay high court (HC)-appointed mangrove and wetland grievance redressal panel has asked all city-based environmentalists to approach the HC to file a contempt petition read more
Aug 27, 2020 10:10
Mangrove destruction and construction within 50 m of the vegetation was banned by the Bombay HC in September 2018 read more
Feb 02, 2020 15:27
India has witnessed a rapid degradation of its wetlands. In the last three decades alone, nearly one-third of natural wetlands have been lost to urbanisation, agriculture expansion and pollution. read more
Jan 31, 2020 00:55
WISA’s report is based on analysis of satellite images of land use and land and ground data of 22 cities and towns. read more
Oct 06, 2019 00:33
The residents’ forum has submitted their demand to the respective parties. The forum members have will speak about the issues to party workers, who come for election campaigns. read more
Aug 27, 2019 00:25
Summary.Stalin D, a member of the Bombay high court-appointed wetland panel, had filed the complaint on August 21, a day after he caught the violators dumping debris on the 80-acre wetland. read more
Aug 09, 2019 00:06
Two environmentalists on Thursday shared with the HC-appointed panel unverified coordinates and codes of areas across the 213-hectare Panje area, overlapping with the zones identified in the National Wetland Atlas: Maharashtra State 2011. read more
Aug 08, 2019 00:11
Panje in Navi Mumbai although possessing characteristics of a wetland, cannot be considered one because the area is not designated as such in the National Wetland Atlas. read more
Mar 09, 2019 00:36
Activists alleged that the road expansion work of NH-348 destroyed the 4.5 acres of mangrove patch. read more
Feb 02, 2019 00:46
Only Palghar and Sindhudurg from seven districts in Konkan have completed process to identify and protect natural areas read more
Jan 29, 2019 13:30
Twelve years ago Basai had fields, pastures, pockets of scrub forests, six ponds and 260ha wetland. Today, this home to 20,000 birds has been ‘plotted’ and the MCG has started building a waste processing plant read more
Jan 06, 2019 00:28
Activists say wetlands left out so they can be opened up for development; officials cite new CRZ rules in defence read more
Oct 02, 2018 13:16
This undervaluation of wetlands must stop. It is important that the Global Wetland Outlook report is treated as a “red flag” by all governments since they contribute to 75 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators read more