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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.

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  • Harrison wambui

    46 w

    This should be taken measures to prevent pollution

    • winnie nguru

      46 w

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

      • Rashid Kamau

        46 w

        Awareness and community mobilisation is the right way ahead.

        • Munene Mugambi

          46 w

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

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