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Year: 2016
The Ganges delta has a great importance for its exceptional hydro-geological settings and deltaic floodplain wetland ecosystems
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Year: 2016
Wetlands provide a diverse range of ecosystem services supporting livelihoods of many people
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Year: 2016
Anthropogenic activities are substantially changing coastal wetland ecosystems globally
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Year: 2015
Natural wetlands constitute one of the major sources of methane emission to the atmosphere
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Year: 2015
The backwater of Veli-Akkulam, adjoining the Arabian Sea in the south-west part of Indian Peninsula, is a coastal wetland system and forms an integral part of the local ecosystem
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Year: 2015
We assessed the economic values of the selective ecosystem services of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, using a combination of market-based and value transfer methods
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Year: 2015
Wetlands provide multiple ecosystem services, the sustainable use of which requires knowledge of the underlying ecological mechanisms
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Year: 2015
Wetlands are dynamic ecosystems with complex interrelationships of hydrology and ecology
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Year: 2014
The concentration of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and the specific ultraviolet absorbance (SUVA) of peat, soil, and water samples collected from the Zoige wetlands on the eastern Tibetan Plateau in August 2008 were determined
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Year: 2014
Industrialisation and urbanization leads to an increase in concentration of greenhouse gases, which eventually alters the radiation balance of the climate system
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Year: 2014
Page 28 Nepalese Journal of Agricultural SciencesSept
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Year: 2014
AbstractStudy region India
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Year: 2014
In the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, land cover change and climate change have led to alterations of critical habitats for many threatened species
Year: 2014
AbstractStudy region India
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Year: 2014
Phobjikha Valley is one of the largest high-altitude wetlands in Bhutan and an important habitat for various species including the vulnerable Black-necked Crane
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Year: 2013
Indonesian Journal of Wetlands Environment Management (IJWEM) publishes all aspects of wetlands environmental management in forms of research paper, review paper, and short communication
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Year: 2013
Nepal has shown its commitment to wetlands conservation, specially the conservation of waterfowl habitats of international importance, by signing the Ramsar Convention 1971
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Year: 2012
Sources of methane (CH4) become highly variable for countries undergoing a heightened period of development due to both human activity and climate change
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Year: 2012
A new TEEB -The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity- initiative for Water and Wetlands will be launched at the UN's Summit on Sustainable Development on 15 June in Rio, Brazil
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Year: 2012
In the Gangetic floodplain of West Bengal, multiple use wetlands (MUW) play a significant role in the livelihoods of the local people
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Year: 2011
In India, as in many developing countries, wastewater is often used to irrigate crops
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Year: 2011
The paper reports the results of an empirical study on the profitability of rice cultivation in the East Calcutta Wetlands region where untreated sewage water from the city of Calcutta, India, is used for the purpose of irrigation during the winter/summer crop
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Year: 2011
According Global 200, which scientifically ranks outstanding terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in 238 ecoregions worldwide, the Indus Ecoregion is one of the 40 priority Ecoregions
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Year: 2011
Wetlands are under severe threat from the real estate lobby and industry as they are easy to lease out, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said in Ahmedabad on Wednesday
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Year: 2010
In many places, growing population, in conjunction with efforts to increase food security, is escalating pressure to expand agriculture within wetlands
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Year: 2010
The Lhasa River Basin is one of the typical distribution regions of alpine wetlands on the Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2010
Supported by the MacArthur Foundation, ICIMOD undertook a series of research activities together with partners in the Eastern Himalayas from 2007 to 2008 to provide a preliminary assessment of the impacts and vulnerability of this region to climate change
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Year: 2010
The Diyawanna Oya wetland ecosystem has proven to be an important recreational site in the greater Colombo area in the face of the growing demand for urban recreational amenities
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Year: 2010
As a response to the reality of the impacts of climate change both on ecosystems and local people in the broader Himalayan region, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and two technical partners, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and San Diego State University (SDSU), undertook scientific studies focusing on high-altitude wetlands
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Year: 2009
This paper summarises the importance of wetlands in relation to climate change and eaxmines their potential role in the measures for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) under the Kyoto Protocol
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Year: 2009
Wetlands are among the most productive but threatened ecosystems on earth
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Year: 2009
The paper attempts to throw light on Nepal’s stride towards the wise use of wetlands in the country
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Year: 2009
Nepal hosts great wetlands diversity covering a total of 7, 43,756 ha, which represents 5 % of the total landmass of the country
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Year: 2009
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) which lies in the lowlands of eastern Nepal is the most important wetland for migratory water birds in Nepal, and one of the most important in Asia
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Year: 2009
Kurukshrtra is a place of great historical and religious importance in India and is dotted with a number of holy water bodies and ponds
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Year: 2009
Wetland birds in Nepal comprise significant portion of avian fauna of Nepal
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Year: 2009
As wetlands are degrading due to enormous population pressure, it is now essential to conserve the country’s wetlands
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Year: 2009
As a response to the reality of the impacts of climate change both on ecosystems and local people in the broader Himalayan region, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and two technical partners, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and San Diego State University (SDSU), undertook scientific studies focusing on high-altitude wetlands
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Year: 2009
Final summary report of the consultative technical workshop on High Altitude Wetlands in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, held on 3-4 December, 2009, organized by ICIMOD
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Year: 2009
Mountain wetlands are critically important ecosystems that provide locally and globally significant social, economic, and environmental benefits
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Year: 2008
Known as "Simsar" in Nepal, wetlands are those areas which lie between the land and deepwater and remian waterlogged or submerged under water, seasonally or throughout the year
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Year: 2008
The present work aims at numerically simulating the impact of climate change and water management scenarios
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Year: 2008
The publication summarizes the outcomes of the review and consultation process and outlines the capacity building framework in the context of integration of high altitude wetlands into river basin management
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Year: 2007
Conservation of high altitude wetlands and lakes in the Himalayas poses an immense challenge to the world
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Year: 2006
Wetland Educational Kit Series - Wetlands and Ramsar Sites compiled by Wetland Friends of Nepal, Institute of Forestry, Pokhara to promote awareness about wetlands among local communites, to encourage local people's participation in wetland management, to promote wise use of wetland resources for sustainable livelihoods
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Year: 2005
Sustainable Environment Management Programme (SEMP) is one of the largest instruments applied in Bangledesh, fulfilling the obligations of the National Environment Management Action Plan (NEMAP)
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Year: 2005
Water is a major global issue with social, economic, political and ecological dimensions, particularly in Asia
Year: 2005
A unique part of West Virginia's natural heritage is bursting into life in the Allegheny Mountains
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Year: 2003
The Hindu Kush–Himalayan Mountains extend 3500 km, cover 3
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Year: 2002
Nepal has a number of wetlands in the lowland region of the country along the southern Indo-Nepalese border that have experienced great pressures from growing human populations due in part to migration of people from the mountains
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Year: 1999
In conventional wetland paddy cultivation, all natural vegetation is removed during the establishment of the crop
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Year: 1996
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