Sustainable development goals index 2019-20: India's composite score improves
New Delhi, September 17 (India Science Wire): A new technology developed by Indian scientists for ecological restoration is helping in revival of mangroves degraded due to rising sea levels, climate change and human intrusion in the Sunderbans in West Bengal.
Indian Sunderbans gets recognition under Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Lower Gangetic Plains of West Bengal is blessed with a variety of wetlands ranging from coastal and marine wetlands to inland freshwater lakes, dams and swamps as well as the constructed wetlands in irrigation schemes and sewerage treatment systems and also the mountain wetlands.
Norms relaxed to allow thermal power plants to use more water
Increasingly in both academic and social sectors, sustainable development goals (SDGs) are being quoted often and set as targets.
Just seven to eight percent water left in TN’s reservoirs
Arunachal’s Etalin and J&K’s Sawalkote hydel projects get clearance
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.