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Blue traffic light signal for better air?

MUMBAI, Nov. 18 -- Ghatkopar residents Shivani Khot, 20, and her sister, Esha, 15, have come up with a unique solution to curb air pollution and conserve fuel - a blue traffic light, which will blink ... Read More


95% of Mumbai's mangroves could perish from rising sea levels: State

Mumbai, Nov. 17 -- Most mangrove species in Mumbai's wetlands will not survive rising sea levels, the Maharashtra forest department has said. The department's warning comes on the heels of a US study ... Read More


95% of Mumbai's mangroves could perish from rising sea levels: State

Mumbai, Nov. 16 -- Most mangrove species in Mumbai's wetlands will not survive rising sea levels, the Maharashtra forest department has said. The department's warning comes on the heels of a US study ... Read More


'Aarey set to lose 40% of green cover since 1949'

Mumbai, Nov. 15 -- Aarey Mik Colony in Goregaon (East) is set to lose 40% of its green cover since 1949, a study conducted by a city-based institute revealed. The study, conducted by Kamla Raheja Vid... Read More


'Wolves use 4 kinds of sounds to communicate'

Mumbai, Nov. 14 -- Indian grey wolves use four kinds of sounds to communicate different messages with each other, a first-of-its-kind study by wildlife researchers reveals. The study - Characterising... Read More


Scientists categorise Indian wolf sounds to study animal's social behaviour

Mumbai, Nov. 14 -- Indian grey wolves use four kinds of sounds to communicate different messages with each other, a first-of-its-kind study by wildlife researchers reveals. The study - Characterising... Read More


70 mangrove trees hacked at Panje, confirms forest dept

Mumbai, Nov. 13 -- Around 70 mangrove trees have been hacked at Panje, Navi Mumbai, in a violation of environmental laws and Bombay high court (HC) orders. After a report in Hindustan Times about the... Read More


70 mangrove trees hacked at Panje, confirms forest department

Mumbai, Nov. 13 -- Around 70 mangrove trees have been hacked at Panje, Navi Mumbai, in a violation of environmental laws and Bombay high court (HC) orders. After a report in Hindustan Times about the... Read More


Activists gasp at 'unclear' air pollution action plan, MPCB says breathe easy

MUMBAI, Nov. 11 -- After three revisions, the city's final air pollution action plan has been put in the public domain. The plan outlines the key areas the administration and regulatory bodies will fo... Read More


Mumbai wakes up to a foggy Sunday

Mumbai, Nov. 11 -- The city witnessed foggy conditions on Sunday morning with low visibility, especially in the suburbs in north Mumbai and Thane. The weather bureau said while winter is yet to set i... Read More