Nitin Bassia

Nitin Bassia
Indian wetlands under threat!
Despite their importance to the planet, wetlands continue to be ignored at the policy level. More efforts need to be made at restoring the health of wetlands in India. Posted on 13 Apr, 2015 11:58 AM

A wetland is defined as land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, and maintains an ecosystem of its own.The factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the vegetation of aquatic plants which grow in its highly water saturated soil [1].

Deepor beel, Assam (Source : India Water Portal)