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New Ramsar Sites in India

According to union environment ministry, 6 new wetlands from Tamil Nadu, and 1 each from Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have received Ramsar recognition as “Wetlands of International Importance”. With the inclusion of 10, total number of Ramsar Sites stands at 64. Newly recognised sites are; Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary– It is a man-made wetland, ..

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Facts Box: World Wetlands Day

The World Wetlands Day is marked on February 2 by the Ramsar Secretariat with financial support from Danone Group. This year the day was marked under the following theme Theme: Wetlands and Biodiversity Highlights The World Wetland Day is being marked since 1997. February 2 was chosen as the Ramsar Convention was signed on this ..

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World Wetlands Day is being observed on 2 February

Every year World wetland day (WWD) is observed on 2 February. The theme for the world wetland day 2015 is Wetlands for our future. Significance of Day This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands also called as Ramsar Convention on 2 February 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. ..

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