Kolkata: City-based ecologist Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, whose pioneering work on the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) and its wise use in treating the city's wastewater led to the international recognition as a Ramsar site, will be awarded the prestigious Lac ... Times of India, 2 weeks ago
How much sewage is released into Kolkata wetlands: NGT asks State - The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
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The East Kolkata Wetlands, a Ramsar site, have lost ground over the years—and new threats are now surfacing The raucous call of the majestic Pallas's Fish Eagle no longer rings through the 12,500-hectare wetland that hugs the eastern fringe of ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: Waking up to the damage some of her partymen are doing by filling up waterbodies and wetlands in their areas to make way for moneyspinning construction work, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday instructed police to take stern action ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago Police to protect wetlands from illegal construction: Mamata The Echo Of India, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: An audacious attempt by the land mafia operating along the eastern fringes of the city to grab two sprawling bheris was thwarted by resistance from local fishermen and prompt police action on Sunday morning. This is the second time in three ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: Fisheries minister Chandranath Sinha has become a crusader of sorts - in his endeavour to protect wetlands. The minister has started a "save wetlands, save water bodies" campaign for which posters have been put up all over the city, to make ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Kolkata, July 2 Climate change and development activities in coastal wetlands of India have led to change in arrival patterns of migratory birds and habitat alterations, an expert said here on Saturday. The important coastal wetlands along the ...ProKerala.com, 1 month ago 'Climate change, development at Indian coasts changing bird migration' IrishSun.com, 1 month ago Doctors again drain water from Thai king's brain Mumbai News.Net, 1 month ago Thai doctors drain water from ailing king's brain Mumbai News.Net, 1 month ago
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Wetland conservation experts in West Bengal and Assam have dubbed the Draft Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 as considerably weaker and ambiguous compared to the 2010 version in terms of offering protective ...Can India News, 2 months ago
Experts are concerned about the discovery of a predatory fish that can grow up to eight feet from Subhas Sarovar in Kolkata's eastern fringe of Beliaghata as it can destroy local ecosystem and biodiversity. A local angler, Shibu Mondol, caught a ...Hindustan Times, 2 months ago
Reeling under floods Thursday 28 July 2016 In 2013, a multi-day cloudburst in Uttarakhand caused devastating floods, killing more than 5,000 people. A year later, Kashmir suffered disastrous deluge due to torrential rainfall. Thousands were ...OneClimate.net, 3 weeks ago Reeling under floods The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
A conceptual model for identifying the risk susceptibility of urban green spaces using geo-spatial techniques
Urban green spaces are often regarded as the harbinger of sustainability in the rapidly urbanizing world. This study forwards a conceptual framework towards urban green space (UGS) management by the quantification of risk susceptibility of the UGS ...Paperity, 3 weeks ago
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