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Green tribunal raises red flag over Kolkata wetlands

The National Green Tribunal has asked for an accounting of the amount of wastewater released into the Kolkata wetlands, raising a glimmer of hope for the unique ecosystem struggling for survival in the backyard of India’s eastern metropolis

How much difference could a foot of water possibly make? For thousands of fishermen and vegetable farmers in the East Kolkata Wetlands…Read More