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Over 500 Chennai school students write to TN CM EPS asking him to stop Pulicat port expansion project

As part of their #SavePulicat campaign, the students, under the guidance of teacher and environmentalist M Yuvan, have made several videos and created artwork to spread the word

Published on 23rd January 2021
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This 24-year-old research biologist is photographing the beauty of Himachal Pradesh's most beautiful Ramsar Site

Rishabh Jaggi hails from Delhi and currently, he is in Himachal Pradesh documenting the wonder that is Pong Dam Lake Wetland with the help of his trusty camera and a big grant. This is his story

Published on 5th January 2021
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Ladakh's Startsapuk Tso, Tso Kar lake complex added to list of Ramsar sites

Last month, two wetlands — the Lonar lake in Maharashtra and Sur Sarovar, also known as Keetham lake, in Agra — were added to the list of Ramsar sites

Published on 24th December 2020
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On the trail of the Fishing Cat: Why there's plenty to learn from Tiasa Adhya's conservation project

Yay! So fishing cats are now in the limelight for all the right reasons. We talk to conservationist Tiasa Adhya who has been working for the creatures fora very long time, about what this news can do

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Asan Conservation Reserve becomes Uttarakhand's first wetland to make it to Ramsar list

Wetlands provide a wide range of important resources and ecosystem services such as food, water, fibre, groundwater recharge, water purification, flood moderation, erosion and climate control

Published on 16th October 2020
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How this IIT Madras researcher helped triple the Irrawaddy Dolphin Population in Chilika Lake

The researchers conducted geotechnical, hydraulic and satellite imagery studies to developed a dredging methodology with minimum impact on the lake's ecosystem

Published on 29th May 2020
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IIT Madras' dredging methodology helps Odisha's Chilika Lake to triple Irrawaddy Dolphin population 

The IIT Madras team developed the dredging methodology identifying the location of dredging along with disposal and selection of suitable dredger with minimum impact on the ecosystem

Published on 29th May 2020
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Why SFI wants the Indian government to declare a water emergency

The crisis, they feel, is not due to lesser water resources but because of poor water management and lack of a comprehensive national water policy

Published on 1st July 2019
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How East Kolkata Wetlands' school kids are 'dialoguing' about their ecosystem

We spoke to the founder of Disappearing Dialogues, an initiative that's creating awareness about conserving water among high school students to find out more

Published on 1st April 2019

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