1. News : Deepar beel
Source: The Hindu
On August 25,the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climatic Change notified the eco- sensitive zone of Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary on the southwestern edge of Guwahati.
- The landscape of Deepor Beel, a riverine wetland in Kamrup district in the lower Brahmaputra valley.
- It is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Assam
- State’s only Ramsar site
- Important bird area