Fishing cat to be the ambassador of Chilika Lake

News: The Chilika Development Authority(CDA) has designated the fishing cat as ambassador which is being called as an important step towards conservation of the vulnerable species. Facts: Fishing Cat: It is a medium-sized wildcat found in South and Southeast Asia.They are nocturnal and are an adept swimmer which enters water frequently to prey on fish… Continue reading Fishing cat to be the ambassador of Chilika Lake

Over 1 million migratory birds to flock to Chilika this year too

News:The Chilika Development Authority(CDA) has said that it expects over 1 million migratory birds to flock to Chilika lake in 2020. Facts: About Chilika lake: Chilika lake is the Asia’s largest brackish water lake.It is located at the Daya River flowing into the Bay of Bengal. The lake is also the second largest coastal lagoon… Continue reading Over 1 million migratory birds to flock to Chilika this year too

Odisha to conserve two of its largest lakes

The Odisha Wetland Authority has approved the implementation of an integrated management plan for two of its largest lakes namely Chilika and Ansupa lake. The plan is intended at strengthening livelihood of thousands of fishermen relying on the two water-bodies.Besides,tourism promotion and conservation of ecology will also be taken up. Chilika Lake is India’s largest… Continue reading Odisha to conserve two of its largest lakes