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Monday, February 29th, 2016

Experts Question India’s Wetlands Atlas

The country-wide map of wetlands created by the Indian Space Research Organisation is being called into question by earth scientists and environmentalists in Udaipur. The country's National Wetland Inventory Assessment has been underway for the past five...

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Remote Sensing Shows China’s Wetland Decrease

Seventy-nine percent of China's wetlands are poorly protected and their total coverage is shrinking as well, according to a survey released on Thursday, February 2, also known as World Wetlands Day. The country's natural wetland reserves have...

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Philippine DENR To Nominate PPUR As Ramsar Site

After officially proclaimed as one of World’s Seven Wonders of Nature, another global recognition is in the works for the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan. Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje said the...

Monday, June 20th, 2011

ISRO Prepares First National Inventory of Wetlands

A detailed national inventory of wetlands has been prepared on the basis of satellite imagery by ISRO, highlighting areas of critical ecological significance and those which are facing extreme threat due to developmental activities. This is for...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Research Focus on Australia’s Rivers and Wetlands

As a result of reduced water availability and unsustainable demands on our environment, Australia’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and floodplains have suffered severe degradation. There is growing recognition of the need to supply ‘environmental water’ to protect and...

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Australia Undertakes the Biggest Wetlands Restoration Project in the Southern Hemisphere

The biggest wetlands restoration in the Southern Hemisphere is under way outside Benalla. There is enthusiasm for the tourism and environmental opportunities the 8750 ha site now offers since the 7.5 km-long dam wall that was was...

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

GIS Mapping Tags Wetlands Across UP

The Remote Sensing Applications Centre (RSAC) has done the Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping of wetlands of UP, giving each such area an unique digital code which not only identifies the state, district and the tehsil, but...