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Protecting Wetlands
Source : Care Earth

The area around Pallikaranai marsh was historically the natural water-holding zone for the city of Chennai. However, due to mislabelling in planning documents, and wanton construction and encroachments, this wetland is endangered. Jayshree Vencatesan explains how this has negatively impacted the natural drainage of the city.

epw_protecting_wetlands_vencatesan_2007.pdf