The Dept. of Environmental Sciences organised a special lecture on 2nd February, 2020 titled, “Role of Wetlands for Environmental Sustainability” to celebrate World’s Wetland Day and to spread awareness. Staffs from various departments and students of Nature Club and Students ExNoRa took part in the programme. The talk was delivered by Dr. R. Arthur James, Professor and Head, Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. He spoke about the importance of wetlands, the problems they face and the solutions to overcome.