ANDHRA PRADESH

‘Conserve wetland’

Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: T. Patanjali Sastry of Rajahmundry-based Environment Centre has urged the State’s Biodiversity Board to be pro-active in conserving wetlands. In view of ‘World Wetlands day’, to be observed on February 2, he said wetlands protected the rich biodiversity and many of them were home to a number of species of migratory birds. Stating that a number of irrigation tanks were home to migratory birds, he urged to protect the habitat.

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