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Rajesh Sada

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Published On: February 2, 2020 09:16 AM NPT By: Rajesh Sada

‘Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to spare’ depicts the infamous status of our water bodies today. The picture of gurgling rivers that originate from the lofty mountains, reflecting the summer sun is perhaps becoming limited to our imagination. On World Wetlands day today, it has become more important now than ever to draw the attention of people and concerned stakeholders to our rivers, critical habitat for freshwater species. Despite the diverse values and the ecological services rivers provide to sustain life on earth, their conservation often remains a low priority.

Costly neglect

Published On: March 22, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Rajesh Sada

Destruction of freshwater ecosystem has led to as much as 81 percent decline in population of some species