Climate warning
Image of PMO India

PMO India

Climate warning

The 'kidneys of Kolkata': Indian wetlands under threat

Wetlands just outside India's Kolkata have for generations provided tons of food daily and thousands of jobs as they filter sewage through fish ponds—but rapid urbanization is threatening the ecosystem.
Conservationists warn that pollution and strong-arm land grabs are putting a lifeline for the megacity's 14 million residents at risk.



Image of post in post detailed view



Do you agree?

21 more agrees trigger social media ads

  • Harrison wambui

    46 w

    This should be taken measures to prevent pollution

    11
    • winnie nguru

      46 w

      How can the government prevent the pollution brought about by urbanization to ensure the wetlands are protected ?

      3
      • Rashid Kamau

        46 w

        Awareness and community mobilisation is the right way ahead.

        11
        • Munene Mugambi

          46 w

          Modi would be wise to act on this to avoid further degradation of these places

          12
        Welcome, let's solve the climate crisis together
        Post youtube preview with preloading
        youtube overlay

        Write or agree to climate reviews to make businesses and world leaders act. It’s easy and it works.

        Write a climate review

        Voice your opinion on how businesses and organizations impact the climate.
        0 trees planted

        One tree is planted for every climate review written to an organization that is Open for Climate Dialogue™.

        Download the app

        We plant a tree for every new user.

        AppleAndroid