Wetlands International South Asia

Wetlands International South Asia
Social inclusion and behaviour change key to wetlands action for people and nature
Need to pursue science-based and inclusive wetlands restoration initiatives
Posted on 03 Feb, 2022 11:07 AM

Marking the first World Wetlands Day (WWD) since official recognition at the United Nations, Wetlands International South Asia celebrated the global event in the form of a public webinar on the theme ‘Wetlands Action for People and Nature’. The webinar was attended by over 120 participants from all across India and abroad and was also live-streamed.

Ramsar Site: Kabartal Wetland (Site no. 2436) - Kabartal Wetland, also known as Kanwar Jheel, covers 2,620 hectares of the Indo-Gangetic plains in the northern Bihar State. The Site is one of 18 wetlands within an extensive floodplain complex; it floods during the monsoon season to a depth of 1.5 metres.  (Image: Credit: Wetlands International South Asia, 2015)