Some cities have lost up to 70% of wetlands. Will Bhopal face the same fate?

By Rishabh Shrivastava “Wetlands are seen as waste lands, to be encroached and built upon,” says Himanshu Thakkar, water expert and coordinator at SANDRP. “There is no effective legal protection for most of our wetlands. In fact, there are no updates on maps of wetlands. There is no system for clearance or monitoring when wetland components undergo a change.”   No wonder then that India is losing … Continue reading Some cities have lost up to 70% of wetlands. Will Bhopal face the same fate?