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The study found that of India’s 4,52,676 hectare of mangrove forests, it lost 3,957 ha, or 0.87%, from 2000 to 2015.(HT/File Photo)

At 9th spot, India fast losing mangrove cover, but at half of world average

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2018 11:04 PM IST
An international study says India has been able to conserve its mangrove forests much better than other countries.
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