Be aware and make
others aware about the values, functions, uses and attributes of
database for information on wetlands, wildlife, natural
resources and endangered, rare and vulnerable species.
Particularly learn about local species.
Create and support
local conservation groups and discourage poaching activities.
Joining conservation groups would help you learn more about
local, regional and global wetlands issues.
consciousness by carrying environmental conservation messages
amongst colleagues, friends, neighbours and relatives.
Take care of the
plants and plant more trees & shrubs. Protect wildlife
Learn about man
and biosphere relations, role of man for environmental
management. Also learn about ecosystems and sustainability.
Reduce pressure on
natural sources of water by suitably recycling and reusing waste
water systems to ensure they are not misused, polluted and used
as sinks for waste.
Keep vigilant for
new projects in your area and ask about possible pollution of
the environment. Also enquire about protective measures. This
will help in preserving the sensitive habitats.
make others to understand the threats, visible or invisible,
direct or indirect, manmade or natural that may lead to the
degradation and loss of such habitats.
Teach others what
you know about natural ecosystems.
Take time to visit
and explore the functions and the contribution of wetlands
towards human well being.
Ask yourself and
others about the significance of wetlands for humans and other
living beings and what benefits you/they have been and are
deriving from the resource.
Try to learn about
the birds including migratory waterfowl that have been
inhabiting the areas a couple of decades ago and are seen now.
Explore the reasons for change.
Learn about the
source of water, status of biological resources, etc. in the
Resolve to find
out ways and means and to involve one and all for conservation,
protection and improvement of the habitat for you and other
living beings including migratory waterfowl.
Do not throw
hazardous chemicals and solid wastes into water bodies. This
may endanger sensitive flora, fauna and even the human
populations dependant on the water body.
Do not litter and
defecate along water courses. Major population of Punjab and
adjoining states is dependant on surface water sources for
Do not burn
agrowastes- this could cause acid rains that may then cause
irreparable and unaccountable loss and damage to the terrestrial
as well as aquatic flora and fauna.
Learn and make
others to learn about our environmental obligations for securing
safe and enjoyable surroundings for our descendants.