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India adds 11 more wetlands to its list of Ramsar sites

In the 75th year of Independence, India has added 11 more wetlands in the Ramsar Sites list. Thus, total number of Ramsar sites in India stands at 75, covering an area of 13 lakh 26 thousand 677 Hectare. Highlights: Four sites have been added from Tamil Nadu, three from Odisha, two from Jammu & Kashmir ..

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Five new Ramsar Sites designated by India

Three wetlands from Tamil Nadu and One each from Mizoram & Madhya Pradesh have been identified under the Ramsar Convention, which is also called as “Convention on Wetlands”. Thus, India has added Five new Ramsar Wetlands Sites of international importance.  With the latest addition, total number of Ramsar Sites in India has reached to 54, ..

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Black Sea Biosphere Reserve

The Black Sea Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve that is located in Ukraine’s littoral zone or nearshore of the coast of the northern Black Sea. It covers the region of the Mykolaiv and Kherson Oblasts and also includes the Yahorlyk Bay and the Gulf of Tendra. Overview: This reserve is part of Ukraine’s National ..

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