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East Kolkata Wetlands loses its champion

The recent death of Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, who focused global attention on the East Kolkata Wetlands, comes at a time when this unique urban ecosystem is in danger of being wiped out

It is impossible to disengage Dhrubajyoti Ghosh from the East Kolkata Wetlands at the eastern fringe of Kolkata that he introduced to the world as a unique urban ecosystem…Read More

East Kolkata Wetlands face new threats by government

A plan to build another garbage dump in East Kolkata Wetlands and changing rules of land use could hasten the decay of this unique Ramsar site that acts as a carbon sink to the metropolis

A proposal to develop another site inside the East Kolkata Wetlands for solid waste disposal and by the state government to make changes in land use have raised concerns…Read More