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Notice issued against destruction of mangroves in Thane

Notice issued against destruction of mangroves in Thane

Gavit Denies Charges, Terms It as an Act of Revenge by the Woman who is Amongst the Trio who were Caught Committing a Financial Fraud Amo...Read More

It's a matter of mangroves' survival

It's a matter of mangroves' survival

According to research, the most valuable and diverse ecosystem of the world, coastal mangroves are facing three distinct threats: Sea lev...Read More

Mira Bhayandar: Massive infestation in mangroves patches in twin-city

Mira Bhayandar: Massive infestation in mangroves patches in twin-city

Already under attack from the notorious debris and land mafia, the lush mangrove belts are now facing a new threat in the form of massive...Read More

Mangroves clean-up in Bhandup

Mangroves clean-up in Bhandup

The State Mangrove Cell, along with local fishing community and a local NGO, Vanashakti, carried out a garbage clean-up drive, removing t...Read More

Maharashtra forest dept's mangrove study to help crack down illicit felling

Maharashtra forest dept's mangrove study to help crack down illicit felling

It is the first such study on the anatomical properties of mangroves, which will also create a scientific repository of its species for p...Read More

Maha forest department conducts study on mangroves

Maha forest department conducts study on mangroves

In what will help launch a crackdown on illicit felling of mangroves, the state forest department will soon generate results of the first...Read More

Bombay High Court nod to hack 203 mangroves for airport

Bombay High Court nod to hack 203 mangroves for airport

This time, the HC has cleared the decks for the proposed international airport in Navi Mumbai, by allowing the cutting down of over 200 m...Read More

2% project cost as damages; But will flamingos agree to it and stay put?

2% project cost as damages; But will flamingos agree to it and stay put?

Mumbai: Two per cent of the project cost. That is what Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has estimated as compensati...Read More

Mangroves on public land to be notified as protected forest in Mira Bhayandar

Mangroves on public land to be notified as protected forest in Mira Bhayandar

The administration has finally woken from its slumber to launch a survey to identify, demarcate and notify mangrove cover as reserved fo...Read More

Versova-Bandra Sealink: ‘Mass destruction’ of mangroves stayed

Versova-Bandra Sealink: ‘Mass destruction’ of mangroves stayed

The court has also asked the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment to explain the "contradictory" decisions taken by two of its separa...Read More

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: 54,000 mangroves on 13 hectares of land will be affected; Minister

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: 54,000 mangroves on 13 hectares of land will be affected; Minister

He was replying to a question raised by Shiv Sena legislator Maneesha Kayande in the state Legislative Council.

Society moves Bombay High Court against destruction of mangroves in Versova

Society moves Bombay High Court against destruction of mangroves in Versova

Mumbai: Members of a housing society in Versova approached the Bombay High Court on Friday highlighting the rampant destruction of mangro...Read More

Damage to mangroves violates fundamental right: Bombay High Court

Damage to mangroves violates fundamental right: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Observing that citizens have the right to enjoy the benefits of mangroves, the Bombay High Court on Monday held that any damage t...Read More

Maharashtra records highest growth in tree cover in non-forest areas

Maharashtra records highest growth in tree cover in non-forest areas

Mumbai: Maharashtra registered the highest increase in tree-cover in non-forest areas in the country in the last two years, the governmen...Read More

Mumbai DP 2034 receives government’s nod: Highlights and Impact Assessment

Mumbai DP 2034 receives government’s nod: Highlights and Impact Assessment

The Government’s approval on the long-pending Mumbai DP 2034 is a welcome move. The DP is likely to spur real estate activity in the city...Read More

Mumbai: Metro authorities destroy mangroves at Juhu for construction of yard for Metro-2B line

Mumbai: Metro authorities destroy mangroves at Juhu for construction of yard for Metro-2B line

Mumbai: Environmentalists have alleged that Metro authorities in the last two weeks have destroyed mangroves at Juhu-Koliwada, which is a...Read More

Mumbai: Slums on CRZ land won’t get supply of water & power

Mumbai: Slums on CRZ land won’t get supply of water & power

BHAYANDAR: In a belated but much needed move to save mangroves, the revenue department has finally adopted a zero-tolera nce policy again...Read More

Permission given to remove green cover for Metro III by Bombay  High Court

Permission given to remove green cover for Metro III by Bombay High Court

Mumbai: After cutting down more than 1,000 trees in the city, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) will now chop nearly 100 mang...Read More

Bombay HC slams MBMC, asks not to harm mangroves while cleaning nullahs

Bombay HC slams MBMC, asks not to harm mangroves while cleaning nullahs

Mumbai: Observing that the Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) is obsessed with mangroves, Bombay High Court on Wednesday directe...Read More

Mumbai: Forest department fines RE Infra Rs 10 crore dumping of construction waste in mangroves

Mumbai: Forest department fines RE Infra Rs 10 crore dumping of construction waste in mangroves

Mumbai: One of the 32 contractors, RE Infra, blacklisted in the de-silting scam is now being penalised two years after the scam was unear...Read More

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