wetlands in India Current Affairs, GK & News
Wetlands in India are distributed in different geographical regions, ranging from the Himalaya to the Deccan plateau. The variability in climatic conditions and topography is responsible for significant diversity. Based on their origin, vegetation, nutrient status and thermal characteristics, they are classified into following different types: Glaciatic Wetlands (e.g., Tsomoriri in Jammu and Kashmir, Chandertal ..
Recently, the Villupuram district administration in Tamil Nadu has issued the first declaration under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The declaration was issued in a bid to declare Kaliveli wetlands as a bird sanctuary. Key Facts This decision is highly appreciated by the Forest Department officials and conservationists since it will boost their efforts to ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Central government has announced that, it will soon set up a new Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) in Chennai. Why it will be set up? This Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management will be set in a bid to address the knowledge gaps and specific research needs for the conservation and management ..
Topics: Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) • Conservation of Wetlands • India's first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management • Ramsar Convention • Wetlands • wetlands in India