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Wetlands

Water ministry to start evictions around...

The ministry of water and environment is set to evict over 174,000 encroachers from Lake shores and Wetlands.

Lakeshores: Over100,000 encroachers to be...

“Those who are in the protected zones leave if you don’t, water will claim you if the water does not claim you, we are going to make sure that you leave,”...

Wetlands disappearing three times faster...

The 88-page report found that around 35% of wetlands -- which include lakes, rivers, marshes and peatlands, as well as coastal and marine areas like lagoons,...

Punish public officials for giving away wetlands...

Those responsible for issuance of land titles and Environmental Impact Assessment permits in respect to wetlands should be held accountable.

Govt funds alternative livelihoods to save...

Environment minister Sam Cheptoris said the Government had come up with livelihood projects such as tree planting, beekeeping, construction of irrigation...

Civil society calls for action on wetland...

The CSOs argued that the continued encroachment on wetlands contravenes the policy provisions and Presidential directive on wetlands restoration.

Save forests, wetlands from our grabbing...

Wetlands absorb water and later recharge the ground, thereby maintaining the water table.

Bird songs dies out as nestlands dry up

Nakuwa wetland system, one of Uganda’s Ramsar sites, is no more.

A quick look at what is in today's New Vision...

Do not miss the confrontation between NEMA and a bishop for cultivating in a wetland.

Message on World Wetlands Day 2017

Today is World Wetlands Day and a great opportunity to learn about the value and importance of wetlands to Ugandans and Uganda.

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