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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
Badri Chatterjee

Badri Chatterjee


Badri Chatterjee is an environment correspondent at Hindustan Times, Mumbai. He writes about environment issues - air, water and noise pollution, climate change - weather, wildlife - forests, marine and mangrove conservation

articles by Badri Chatterjee (1884 results)
Sep 17, 2019 23:58
In 2012 and 2015, the Maharashtra government had proposed 282 square kilometres (sq km) around TWLS be notified as ESZ as per the Supreme Court (SC) guideline that national parks and sanctuaries should have a 10-km buffer zone. read more
Sep 17, 2019 23:55
While an orange alert has been issued for Palghar district for Wednesday, a yellow alert is there for Thursday. read more
Sep 17, 2019 23:55
Even with another 12 days to go till the end of the season, more heavy showers have been predicted for Mumbai. read more
Sep 17, 2019 00:08
Mumbai is just 5.6mm short of surpassing its highest all-time September rainfall record with 914.4 mm rain recorded till September 16. read more
Sep 16, 2019 00:14
The project comes at a time when citizens are fighting to save over 2,600 trees at Aarey Milk Colony. read more
Sep 16, 2019 00:13
The System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) sampled 71,546 urban slum households across 20 locations in Mumbai and found only Mankhurd (with a sample size of 3,148) was more dependent on kerosene than LPG. read more
Sep 15, 2019 23:52
Prior to 2019, the all-time record was 3,451.6mm in 1954, according to reports from the disaster management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Maharashtra government. The reports are based on data recorded by the India Meteorological... read more
Sep 15, 2019 00:59
The state urban development department issued a notification on Friday under the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act, 1966, appointing MSRDC as a “special planning authority” to develop the hill station across 52 villages of Jaoli, Patan and Satara... read more
Sep 14, 2019 00:31
Based on previous HC directives, Vijay Hinge, then divisional forest officer (wildlife) Pune, Maharashtra forest department, had confirmed through an affidavit before the HC on October 30, 2014, that quarrying work was in fact carried out by NHAI and... read more
Sep 14, 2019 00:27
Last year, the city had recorded its quietest Anant Chaturdashi in six years, with maximum noise levels at 113.9dB. read more
Sep 12, 2019 00:41
Over the past 24 hours, the city and suburbs recorded light showers with 6.5mm rain in the suburbs between 8.30am on Tuesday and 8.30am on Wednesday, while south Mumbai recorded 9mm during the same time. read more
Sep 12, 2019 00:20
Factors like excess fishing, overexploitation, high juvenile by-catch, low recovery of species caught, and lack of awareness also contribute to the high number of sharks caught in India in spite of a government ban. read more