Wetland News

Regional Workshop for Conserving Himalayan Wetlands
13 Jun 2022

Sahbhagita: Workshop for Conservation and Wise Use of Wetlands
21 May 2022

Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of National Wetlands Committee (NWC)
06 Apr 2022

India adds two wetlands to the List of Wetlands of International Importance, on the occasion of World Wetlands Day
02 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day 2022 to be celebrated globally next week!
24 Jan 2022

Kerala gets its first ever scientific bird atlas
23 Jan 2022

India adds Haiderpur Wetland to the List of Wetlands of International Importance
08 Dec 2021

Friends indeed: 27 ‘wetland mitras’ to help conserve, revive waterbodies around Delhi
07 Oct 2021

Water conservation need of hour: Awareness Program on the notification and future scope of wetlands held in Goa
07 Oct 2021

Awareness Programme On Notification And Future Scope Of Wetlands In The State Of Goa conducted by Goa State Wetland Authority (GSWA)
06 Oct 2021

Chief Wildlife Warden launches Iconic wetlands week celebration at Surinsar
05 Oct 2021

Photography Competition by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India during the celebration of Iconic Week 4-10-2021 to 10-10-2021 as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
05 Oct 2021

Wetland Mitras Take Pledge in Hokera wetland, Jammu & Kashmir
04 Oct 2021

Local pond helps residents of Shivpuri village in MP keep floods at bay
04 Oct 2021

Hyderabad’s lakes to get Special Commissioner to protect them
04 Oct 2021

Wetlands of India Web Portal launched by the Hon'ble Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
The Hon'ble Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendar Yadav along with Hon'ble Minister of State Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey and other dignitaries launched this Wetlands of India Portal on 2nd October 2021. The launch was a part of the Gandhi Jayanti program held to kickstart the Iconic Week of MoEFCC (4-10th October 2021) during the ongoing Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, the 75 weeks celebration of Indian Independence
02 Oct 2021

Goa notifies 6 wetlands under the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017
Cottambi, Xeldem, Toyyar, Dashi, Sarzora and Nanda Lakes have been notified by Goa after keeping the draft notifications open for public comments. The announcement has come at quite an opportune time as we approach the Iconic Week of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.
23 Sep 2021

Bharat ka Amrut Mahotsav Mahostsav
The 75- week long ‘Bharat ka Amrut Mahotsav’ has been launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India to commemorate the 75 years of Indian Independence. From 12th March 2021 to 15th August 2022, events are being organised every week to understand, celebrate and conserve wetlands across the country. The initiative is being carried out by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the State/UT Wetland Authorities with the knowledge partners, schools and organisations.
12 Mar 2021

Bundelkhand Woman Fights Superstition to Revive Ancient Lake, Helps 2000 Villagers
04 Feb 2021

Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management announced
02 Feb 2021

India adds a high-altitude wetland complex to the Ramsar List | Ramsar
23 Dec 2020

Ecological Connectivity to Be Focus of CMS COP13 in India | CMS
19 Nov 2020

Post-Gaja, change in pattern of arrival of migratory birds: study – The Hindu
11 Nov 2020

India names two more Wetlands of International Importance | Ramsar
11 Nov 2020

India designates two wetland biodiversity hotspots | Ramsar
16 Oct 2020

Delhi Man Turns Wasteland Into Model Lake in a Year, For Half The Usual Cost
16 Sep 2020

Actor Randeep Hooda named ambassador for migratory species – The Hindu
15 Aug 2020

Tiger population in Sunderbans rises to 96 – LIFE – The Hindu
08 May 2020

Explained – Why are wetlands essential for our planet? | Eco India | DW |
07 May 2020

Wetlands in India – Internationale Klimaschutzinitiative (IKI) (international-climate-initiative.com)
05 May 2020

CMS COP 13: UN conference adopts Gandhinagar Resolution | The Indian Express
23 Feb 2020

Mascot for COP-13 on conservation of migratory species announced – The Hindu
11 Feb 2020

Indian government proposes a 10-year plan to protect birds (mongabay.com)
07 Feb 2020

World Wetlands Day – (moef.gov.in)
02 Feb 2020

States can alter activities prohibited in wetlands as per latest guidelines (mongabay.com)
14 Jan 2020

10 more wetlands in India declared as Ramsar sites – The Hindu
10 Jan 2020

Centre notifies new Wetland Conservation Rules, asks states, UTs to set up authority – The Economic Times (indiatimes.com)
08 Jan 2020

This Lake Reviver Is Helping 20+ Tamil Nadu Villages Solve Their Water Crisis
02 Feb 2019

World lost 87 per cent wetlands in 300 years (downtoearth.org.in)
27 Mar 2018

Environment ministry notifies new wetland rules (livemint.com)
28 Sep 2017

Wetland protection policy needs to be strengthened: Javadekar (downtoearth.org.in)
02 Feb 2016

Wetlands and lakes will now be protected under single new conservation programme (downtoearth.org.in)
08 Feb 2013

India names six new Ramsar sites | Ramsar
20 Jan 2006

India designates eleven new Wetlands of International Importance | Ramsar
20 Dec 2002

India designates two new Ramsar sites in Punjab | Ramsar
25 Jan 2002

India plans 10 new Ramsar designations in WWD ceremonies | Ramsar
02 Feb 2000