Urbanization | VOL. 16, ISSUE 96, May-June 2016 |
Author is Professor, Department of Geography, University of Calcutta, email@example.com.
Urban wetlands are perishing everywhere. Apart from the unplanned growth affecting these ecosystems, planned removal of wetlands has often been part of the government agenda, often for public benefit, with scant ecological concerns. Increased awareness of wetland benefits is the only way out if our wetlands are to be saved for posterity.