Sopore’s Hygam wetland is dying

hygam wetland is dying

Waris Fayaz, Sopore | Once known as Maharaja Protected Wetland is losing its sheen as illegal encroachment, unabated pollution, and lack of conservation measures have affected the ecosystem of the wetland at Haritar Hygam in Sopore. The Hygam-Wetland, a natural aquifer, spread over 7.25 kilometers is one of the known wetlands of Kashmir. The wetland … Read more