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  • Asan first Uttarakhand wetland to make it to Ramsar sites list

    Asan first Uttarakhand wetland to make it to Ramsar sites list

    Till February 2020, only 37 sites from India were in the Ramsar site list, which has now been extended to 39. Located 40 kms from Dehradun, Asan attracts a big population of migratory birds in winters.

    October 18, 2020
  • Punjab Ramsar sites under threat

    Punjab Ramsar sites under threat

    Blame it on pollution and erosion in the catchment areas, Punjab’s three  Ramsar sites — Harike, Kanjli and Ropar – representing the state’s rich flora and fauna are posing a picture of neglect. With a total area of 5,648 hectare, these three wetlands are under threat due to water pollution due to pollutants outflow from the adjoining industries, …

    February 22, 2017