Sahyadri Conservation Series: 52 ENVIS Technical Report: 76,  April 2014
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Integrated Wetlands Ecosystem: Sustainable Model to Mitigate Water Crisis in Bangalore

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Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012, India.
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