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State imposes interim stay on Konkan jetty project

Mumbai, Feb. 6 -- Environment minister Aaditya Thackeray, on Tuesday, imposed a temporary stay on a captive jetty project proposed along the south Konkan coast. The project planned at Nate village in... Read More


Phase 2 of wall construction around mangroves gets nod

Mumbai, Feb. 5 -- The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) has given its nod to the forest department for the second phase of construction of concrete walls to protect mangrove forest... Read More


Phase 2 of wall construction around mangroves gets nod

Mumbai, Feb. 5 -- The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) has given its nod to the forest department for the second phase of construction of concrete walls to protect mangrove forest... Read More


Fishermen move Bombay HC opposing environmental nod for JNPT's expansion

India, Feb. 4 -- Fishermen in Navi Mumbai filed a petition before the Bombay high court on Monday opposing the environment clearances (EC) given to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to expand its... Read More


With BS-VI roll-out tampering may rise, RTOs told

Mumbai, Feb. 4 -- With the implementation of Bharat Stage (BS) VI emissions standards, vehicles are set to get costlier as these will require advanced emission control technologies, which may lead to ... Read More


Wetland at Powai Lake only one to be notified across city

Mumbai, Feb. 3 -- The city will have only one major notified wetland, divided into four zones across 181.9 hectares, at Powai Lake, as per the amended wetland rules 2017. This would effectively open u... Read More


Wetland at Powai Lake only one to be notified across city

Mumbai, Feb. 3 -- The city will have only one major notified wetland, divided into four zones across 181.9 hectares, at Powai Lake, as per the amended wetland rules 2017. This would effectively open u... Read More


Wetland at Powai Lake only one to be notified across city

Mumbai, Feb. 2 -- The city will have only one major notified wetland, divided into four zones across 181.9 hectares, at Powai Lake, as per the amended wetland rules 2017. This would effectively open u... Read More


'In 40 yrs, a 3rd of wetland cover lost'

Mumbai, Feb. 1 -- India has lost nearly one-third of its natural wetlands to urbanisation, agricultural expansion and pollution over the last four decades, a study by non-government organisation Wetla... Read More


'In 40 yrs, a 3rd of wetland cover lost'

Mumbai, Feb. 1 -- India has lost nearly one-third of its natural wetlands to urbanisation, agricultural expansion and pollution over the last four decades, a study by non-government organisation Wetla... Read More