Wetlands Day

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40th World Wetlands Day was observed at Thanga Chingyang, Loktak Lake in Bishnupur District, Manipur on 2nd February, 2011. Students and local people in and around Loktak Lake attended the observation ceremony. The event was organised by Loktak Development Authority (LDA), Manipur. The theme of this year's Wetlands Day was "Forests for water and wetlands".

During the event, local stakeholders delivered talks on the importance of the lake and community participation for the conservation of the lake. Cultural programme was also organised. Ms. Mary (NECEER, Imphal) delivered a lecture on the theme of the event and highlight the ecological relationship between forests and wetlands. She urge for active participation of the local people for the conservation of this natural heritage of Manipur.
Ms. Mary (NECEER, Imphal) speaking on the occasion

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