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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


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

India, 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 claimed... Read More


47% mango orchards are on wasteland in Maha: Study

Mumbai, May 22 -- The mango orchards of the Konkan belt in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka may be part of a solution to global heating and climate change. A study by the Indian Council of Agriculture R... Read More


47% mango orchards are on wasteland in Maha: Study

Mumbai, May 21 -- The mango orchards of the Konkan belt in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka may be part of a solution to global heating and climate change. A study by the Indian Council of Agriculture R... Read More


State to reward fishermen for cutting nets to release shark

Mumbai, May 21 -- A group of fishermen in Raigad who accidentally caught a 25-foot-long whale shark and cut their nets to set it free last month may receive Rs25,000 from the state as compensation for... Read More


How Alphonso orchards clean your air of CO2

Mumbai, May 21 -- Here's one more reason to love Alphonso mangoes: Mango orchards in the Konkan belt absorb carbon dioxide equal to annual emissions from 2.1 million vehicles. These findings were publ... Read More


47% mango orchards are on wasteland in Maha: Study

India, May 21 -- The mango orchards of the Konkan belt in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka may be part of a solution to global heating and climate change. A study by the Indian Council of Agriculture Re... Read More


State to reward fishermen for cutting nets to release shark

India, May 21 -- A group of fishermen in Raigad who accidentally caught a 25-foot-long whale shark and cut their nets to set it free last month may receive Rs.25,000 from the state as compensation for... Read More


Not so aam after all: How Alphonso orchards clean your air of CO2

Mumbai, May 21 -- Here's one more reason to love Alphonso mangoes: Mango orchards in the Konkan belt absorb carbon dioxide equal to annual emissions from 2.1 million vehicles. These findings were publ... Read More


Three arrested in Maharashtra for smuggling two leopard cubs

Mumbai, May 21 -- The Maharashtra police on Monday arrested three people for allegedly smuggling two three-month-old leopards. They were caught on the Satara-Pune highway. The accused, booked under th... Read More