Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Several lakes in Kapilvastu district, southern Nepal, are disappearing day by day due to increasing human encroachment and gradual siltation. The Jagdishpur reservoir, Ajigrar Lake and many other are on the verge of extinction but concerned authorities are not paying attention. Ramsar Convention, of which Nepal is a signatory, states that the loss of wetlands causes serious and irreparable environmental change affecting the provision of ecosystem services.
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