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  • India's water situation alarming As per the Central Water Commission (CWC), the water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country towards the end of May was 31.65 billion cubic meters, which is 20 percent of the total storage capacity of these reservoirs. The data by the India Meteorolo...
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  • February 2 is observed as the World Wetlands Day. The day marks the date of adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. This year, the theme of the World Wetlands Day is Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction. It aims to raise awareness and highlight the vital roles o...
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  • Ganga full of SuperbugsLevel of multi-drug resistant viruses in the river goes up by 60 times during the pilgrimage season of May-June, say researchers.Wells around ISRO unit contaminated with rocket fuel chemicalAround 40 wells found contaminated with ammonium perchlorate that affects iod...
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  • Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forestKorku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'Chief...
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  • Get more information on the 'International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands'.Know more about Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization.Download the conference brochure from below.
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  • Sardar Patel's statue project violates green lawsActivists allege that the statue project near Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat is being carried out without any environmental clearance. Ask MoEF to halt the project.Andhra denies water to KarnatakaOwing to a high demand of water in the Anantpur dis...
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  • This brief on the International Lake Environment Committee site discusses the situation of lakes in the South East Asian region in the context of the growing water crisis and the gradual degradation of environmental and water resources due to population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and ch...
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  • This paper on the GIS Development site describes the findings of a study that aimed at mapping chlorophyll-a in upper lake, Bhopal using Irs-1C data. Field sampling in the lake was conducted on Nov 7, 1997. The date was fixed keeping in mind the pass of the satellite over the study area during field...
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On the World Wetlands Day, save a thought for India’s Ramsar sites, most of them at various stages of deterioration.

February 2 is observed as the World Wetlands Day. The day marks the date of adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. This year, the theme of the World Wetlands Day is Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction. It aims to raise awareness and highlight the vital roles of healthy wetlands in reducing the impacts of extreme events such as floods, droughts and cyclones on communities and to help build resilience against these events. 

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Ganga full of Superbugs

Level of multi-drug resistant viruses in the river goes up by 60 times during the pilgrimage season of May-June, say researchers.

Wells around ISRO unit contaminated with rocket fuel chemical

Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forest

Korku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act

'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'

Get more information on the 'International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands'.

Know more about Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization.

Download the conference brochure from below.

February 14, 2014 9:00AM - February 16, 2014 2:00PM

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Sardar Patel's statue project violates green laws

Activists allege that the statue project near Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat is being carried out without any environmental clearance. Ask MoEF to halt the project.

Andhra denies water to Karnataka

The brief examines water crisis and gradual degradation of environmental and water resources for the Upper and Lower lakes of Bhopal, collectively known as Bhoj wetland

This brief on the International Lake Environment Committee site discusses the situation of lakes in the South East Asian region in the context of the growing water crisis and the gradual degradation of environmental and water resources due to population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and chemical intensive agriculture.

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The study finds direct relation between areas showing high concentration of chl-a and untreated sewage

This paper on the GIS Development site describes the findings of a study that aimed at mapping chlorophyll-a in upper lake, Bhopal using Irs-1C data. Field sampling in the lake was conducted on Nov 7, 1997.

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