Mysterious bird death in Rajasthan

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Rajasthan Issues Bird Flu Alert Amidst Mysterious Bird Deaths

After deaths of about 300 crows, 50 peacocks, and 60 hens, the Rajasthan’s wildlife department has issued a bird flu alert in the state. Chief wildlife warden Mohanlal Meena has directed the wildlife officers to inspect the wetlands, as several migratory birds migrated during the winter season. While the samples of dead avian have been sent to labs, the wildlife division has asked to keep a vigil on animal habitats.

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 04:39 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Rajasthan, Bird-Flu, Wildlife Department, Wetlands

Courtesy: Nation Scoop

Lonar Lake, only crater lake in India

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India Now Houses 41 Ramsar Sites; Lonar Lake, Sur Sarovar New Entrants

India's only crater lake - Lonar lake of Maharashtra - and Sur Sarovar of Agra have been announced as the latest additions to 'Ramsar sites'. With this, the lakes will be internationally recognised and protected. Currently, India has a total of 41 designated wetlands that include swamps, marshes, billabongs, and lakes among others from various states. The Ramsar Convention, … read-more

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Lonar Lake, Sur Sarovar, Keetham lake, Agra, Maharashtra , Wetland Conservation, Wetlands, Ramsar Site

Courtesy: News18