Vanishing wetlands: Indiscriminate development & poor regulation

Economic Times: Vidhya Krishnan, a 30-year-old software engineer in Bengaluru, likes to take an early-morning walk around the city's Ulsoor Lake before an hour-long commute to work. However, in early March this year, she and other walkers got a rude shock: floating on the surface of the lake were hundreds of dead fish. Ulsoor Lake looked set to meet the fate of many such water bodies in India's information technology capital - one estimate stated that over 80 of them had disappeared in the last couple of decades.......

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