SCOPE NOTE

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Celebrating Wetlands Day on June 16

Very few know that Wetlands Day was first started in Kolkata in 1990, on 16 June. This was 7 years before World Wetlands Day started being celebrated by the Ramsar Secretariat in 1997. On 5 June 1990 ecologist Dhrubajyoti Ghosh received the UN Global 500 Roll of Honour, a recognition given by the United Nations Environment Programme to 500 Read more about Celebrating Wetlands Day on June 16[…]