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The Environmental Information system (ENVIS) Centre on wetland ecosystems has been established at the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to facilitate generation and dissemination of information on various facets of wetland ecosystems.

The Centre will work towards fulfillment of the following objectives: -
  • Database creation on Wetland Ecosystems to be added on website with regional language interface.
  • To establish and operate a distributed clearinghouse to answer and channel queries related to the allocated subject.
  • To establish linkages with information users, carriers and providers from government, academic, business and Non-Governmental Organizations including that with ENVIS.
  • Identification of information/data gaps in the specified subject areas and action taken to fill these gaps.
  • Publication of ENVIS newsletters for dissemination of wetland Information.
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    • Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History
      Anaikatty Post
      Coimbatore - 641108
      Tel : +91-422-2657101,102,131,199
      Fax : +91-422-2657088
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