Today is World Wetlands Day. Wetlands are being cleared and filled around the world, depriving us of the enormous ecosystem benefits and biodiversity they support. These “kidneys of nature” need protection. Most of us are not aware of the crucial ecological role that wetlands play.

Go visit a wetland close to you today! There are 26 wetland sites of “international importance” designated in India. You can find out about them here and connect with the beautiful ecosystems of wetlands.