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Saving mangroves: Offenders to hit a wall

Mumbai, May 27 -- Two years after the state's proposal to build walls to protect Mumbai's mangroves, construction has begun on the project as per the Bombay high court's (HC) orders. Debris dumping, w... Read More


A bio-fence to guard Versova mangroves

Mumbai, May 26 -- In a first-of-its-kind measure to protect mangroves in the city, the forest department is experimenting with bio-fences, or protective barriers made from plants. The first bio-fence ... Read More


Saving mangroves: Offenders to hit the wall

Mumbai, May 26 -- Two years after the state's proposal to build walls to protect Mumbai's mangroves, construction has begun on the project as per the Bombay high court's (HC) orders. Debris dumping, w... Read More


Versova mangroves in Mumbai get bio-fences

Mumbai, May 26 -- In a first-of-its-kind measure to protect mangroves in the city, the forest department is experimenting with bio-fences, or protective barriers made from plants. The first bio-fence ... Read More


Work begins on mangrove wall in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 25 -- Two years after the state's proposal to build walls to protect Mumbai's mangroves, construction has begun on the project as per the Bombay high court's (HC) orders. Debris dumping, w... Read More


Country's largest marine hatchery gets green nod

Mumbai, May 25 -- The proposal for the country's largest hatchery for marine species received clearance from the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) during its meeting on Friday. Th... Read More


60% Navi Mumbai lakes polluted; used to bathe, wash clothes: Study

Mumbai, May 23 -- Two of every three lakes in Navi Mumbai are polluted, says a survey of 30 lakes in the satellite city conducted from December 2018 to April 2019. According to the five-month-long stu... Read More


Eleven-year-old tiger at Mumbai's national park has rare cancer: Veterinarians

Mumbai, May 23 -- An 11-year-old male tiger from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP)'s rescue centre has been diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer, said veterinarians. "As reported by p... Read More


60% Navi Mumbai lakes polluted; used to bathe, wash clothes: Study

Mumbai, May 23 -- Two of every three lakes in Navi Mumbai are polluted, says a survey of 30 lakes in the satellite city conducted from December 2018 to April 2019. According to the five-month-long stu... Read More


Uran mangroves razed, say activists; Cid co unclear about source of debris

Mumbai, May 22 -- Environmentalists on Tuesday complained to the government that over 1,500 mangrove trees across five acres were found hacked just outside an industrial zone at Uran. They also claime... Read More