mangroves

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

Mumbai: Another civic officer booked for mangrove destruction

Mumbai: Another civic officer booked for mangrove destruction

Bhayandar: It’s now an open secret that vast stretches of lush mangrove cover and wetlands are falling prey to rampant development. Howev...Read More

Students and Citizens collect 5,000 kg thrash from Bhandup mangroves!

Students and Citizens collect 5,000 kg thrash from Bhandup mangroves!

Mumbai citizens has marked World Wetlands Day, by cleaning 5,000 kg thrash form the mangroves in Bhandup. School and college students, en...Read More

Mumbai: Mangrove fencing to check encroachment

Mumbai: Mangrove fencing to check encroachment

Mumbai : The Mangrove Cell of Maharashtra government has decided to put up fences around some of the most encroached mangroves in Colaba,...Read More

Kapil Sharma in soup; Plaint against his act of mangrove destruction

Kapil Sharma in soup; Plaint against his act of mangrove destruction

Mumbai : An application has been submitted against comedian Kapil Sharma for alleged destruction of mangroves and debris dumping, encroac...Read More

‘Rising coastal activities exerting pressure on Sundarbans’

‘Rising coastal activities exerting pressure on Sundarbans’

Panaji: India’s Sundarbans is facing increasing pressure owing to peoples’ needs and multiple uses that coastal and marine areas can be p...Read More

Govt vows to save mangroves

Govt vows to save mangroves

Nagpur : State government shall act tough against the loss of mangroves near Marve beach in Malad, minister for forests Sudhir Mungantiwa...Read More

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