Mangrove

Maharashtra government notifies 1,500 ha mangrove land as reserved forest area

Maharashtra government notifies 1,500 ha mangrove land as reserved forest area

With this, the total reserved forest area in Maharashtra reached 16,700 ha

TCB-III work: MSRDC asks to clear affected mangroves

TCB-III work: MSRDC asks to clear affected mangroves

Reportedly, around 430 mangroves are being affected due to the proposed project

Mumbai: 237 cases of illegal debris dumping, mangrove destruction in nine months

Mumbai: 237 cases of illegal debris dumping, mangrove destruction in nine months

Mumbai: In the first nine months of the year itself, according to a report by the state mangrove cell, there have been as many as 237 cas...Read More

Maharashtra sets up single empowered panel on mangroves

Maharashtra sets up single empowered panel on mangroves

Mumbai: In a bid to expedite action in the cases of encroachment on mangrove lands, the Maharashtra government has set up a a single empo...Read More

Mangrove Judgement: Welcome move, but expected more, say environmentalists

Mangrove Judgement: Welcome move, but expected more, say environmentalists

Mumbai: City environmentalists and activists have welcomed the Bombay High Court’s decision after it prohibited chopping and destroying m...Read More

Restoring the green cover: 133 hectares more under mangroves in Mumbai

Restoring the green cover: 133 hectares more under mangroves in Mumbai

Mumbai: The mangrove cell of Maharashtra’s forest department, in a study, has said that there has been a 133 hectare rise in mangroves in...Read More

Mumbai: Massive loss in mangrove saplings in last 4 years

Mumbai: Massive loss in mangrove saplings in last 4 years

Mumbai: In a massive setback for the environment, more than 94,000 saplings planted by the state mangrove cell at Charkop and Malwani hav...Read More

No Bombay High Court relief to shanties constructed on mangroves

No Bombay High Court relief to shanties constructed on mangroves

Mumbai: Even after giving an urgent hearing after court hours, Bombay High Court recently refused to grant any relief to the residents of...Read More

MBMC moves Bombay High Court to clear mangroves

MBMC moves Bombay High Court to clear mangroves

Mira Bhayandar: The Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has approached the Bombay High Court for the relocation of the mangrove a...Read More

Soon, exclusive body to protect mangroves

Soon, exclusive body to protect mangroves

23-member body to help conserve around 30,000 hectares of land along 720-km coast

Rising sea  levels pose threat to Royal Bengal Tiger

Rising sea levels pose threat to Royal Bengal Tiger

Kochi: Rising sea levels caused by climate change threaten to wipe out the Sundarbans— a large mangrove forest area shared by India and B...Read More

Mangrove area is up in Mumbai: Mungantiwar

Mangrove area is up in Mumbai: Mungantiwar

Mumbai : The area covered by mangroves in Mumbai has seen a substantial rise, the State government Thursday said.

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