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Bangladesh seeks wetland tips

A 15-member team from Bangladesh comprising senior government officials and nature conservation experts will visit East Kolkata Wetlands on Sunday to see how fish is farmed using sewage. Times of India, 1 month ago

More than 100 bird species take flight from EKW

The East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) — under threat from encroachment — could be fast losing its birds as well.
 Times of India1 month ago

Concrete jungle chokes Kolkata

KOLKATA: The city has lost over a quarter of its green cover between 1980 and 2010, more than any metro in the country. During this period, its urban sprawl has increased 4.3 times — from 72.66 sq km to 314.3 sq km, expanding 8 sq km every year. ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Durga Puja festival in Kolkata focuses on Royal Bengal Tiger conservation

Residents in Kolkata have set up an elaborately crafted temporary Durga Puja structure based on the theme of safeguarding the Sundarbans Forest and Wetlands, as also ensuring the preservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger. The Royal Bengal Tigers ...
 Siasat Daily2 weeks ago

Climate cloud over Sunderbans tigers

KOLKATA: Sunderbans' tigers that lord over the archipelago and are counted among the most ferocious predators on the planet could end up with a rather sad refugee tag. Climate change scientists believe these big cats will become the foremost animals ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

SC asks Centre, states to provide details to protect priority wetlands

The court was hearing a PIL filed by lawyer M.K. Balakrishnan on conservation of wetlands. Photo: Mint ew Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the central government and concerned states to provide details of steps taken by them to protect ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Industrial effluents polluting Ganga basin

Statesman news service Kolkata, 22 August When the Central government is busy installing sophisticated sensors to monitor industrial effluents, experts said that use of agrochemicals all over the Ganga basin is causing more damage. Mr ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Rs 6-crore facelift plan for Nalban boating zone

KOLKATA: The Nalban boating complex off Salt Lake Sector V will get a facelift soon. The State Fisheries Development Corporation (SFDC) is taking up the project. Officials of the fisheries department, environment department and East Kolkata Wetland ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Rs 6cr-facelift plan for Nalban boating zone  Times of India3 weeks ago
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