Ramsar Convention
Opinion  /  Published 17.01.23

The Ramsar pledge

Most wetland policymakers or decision-takers cannot recognise wetland plants...
By Tiasa Adhya

News  /  Published 22.10.22

Fish breeders worried over plastic menace in canals and wetlands in and around Kolkata

Plastic items choke the feeder canals which are narrow, leading to less water being discharged into our bheris...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.09.22

Environment department on mission to reclaim 22-acre water body in East Kolkata Wetlands

Calcutta High Court ordered the restoration of Bongheri bheri in Dhapa mouza...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

351 pending FIRs against violations in East Kolkata Wetlands

By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.07.22

KMC, Kolkata police and environment dept pull down wetlands wall in east Kolkata

At least three more structures near the site in the protected zone are illegal, say officials...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Rs 2-crore boost to restore part of East Kolkata Wetlands

Environment department disburses funds to Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation to begin dredging work at Ramsar-recognised site ...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.12.21

EM Bypass-New Town flyover plan spares core East Kolkata Wetlands area

The flyover proposal promises to abide by National Wetlands Committee conditions, said senior officials in the urban development department ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.20

Conservation should take wings

We must become a State that thinks twice before opening up national parks for oil extraction...
By Neha Sinha


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