Issue: February, 2023
For Private Circulation Only
Welcome readers, to this year’s Second issue of Legist.
Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year or for varying periods of time during the year, including during the growing season. To protect this extinct species World Wetlands Day is celebrated annually on 2nd February and aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and the planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1979, in the Iranian city of Ramsar.
The Legist welcomes you to have a holistic look at the international and national developments taking place to restore the ecosystem along with restoration of wetlands.
Ecosystem Restoration: Need of the Hour
Dr. Mayura Sabne (Research and Editorial)
Review of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Akanksha Redij (Research and Editorial)
The Convention on Wetlands is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. The Convention was way back in 1971 and since then, it has laid down a cooperative model for restoration and preservation of valuable natural resource of wetlands. On this Wetlands Day, lets understand the nuances of the Convention along with the present status of its implementation.
Role of Wetlands in Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Mayura Sabne & Akanksha Redij (Research and Editorial)