The National Seismology Center reported Tuesday that a 4.4-magnitude earthquake occurred 7 kilometers west of the Chamhae district of Mizoram.
Meanwhile, in another development, Mizoram has been selected among the list of Indian sites to be recognized as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, the union’s environment ministry said on Tuesday. According to officials, India aims to obtain the Ramsar Mark for 75 of its wetlands on the 75th anniversary of its independence. This is an issue of great importance given that India has been working towards becoming part of the global biodiversity.
Notably, the objective of the Ramsar List is to “develop and maintain an international network of wetlands, which are important to the preservation of global biodiversity and the sustainability of human life, through the preservation of their ecosystem components, processes and benefits.” Union Environment Minister Bhubandar Yadav tweeted, “Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji’s focus on environmental protection and conservation has led to a marked improvement in how India treats its wetlands. We are glad to know that 5 more Indian wetlands have received Ramsar recognition as wetlands. International. Importance.” He also reported that Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Balikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest, Petchavaram Mangrove in Tamil Nadu, Sakhya Sagar in Madhya Pradesh and Pala Wetland in Mizoram made it to the coveted list.
Interestingly, the Bala Wetland is the largest natural wetland in Mizoram and spreads over an area of 1,850 hectares while the Karikili Bird Sanctuary is located in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu and is famous for its cormorants, egrets, gray herons, darter, spunbel, gray and white pelicans and night egrets .
In addition, the Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve is one of the last remaining natural wetlands in Chennai and is located near the Bay of Bengal, while the Pichavaram Mangrove is the second largest mangrove forest in the world covering about 1,100 hectares of area. It is separated by a sandbar from the Bay of Bengal. Another Indian region includes Sakhya Sagar located in Madhav National Park in Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh and is said to have an abundant number of swamp crocodiles.
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