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10 trees charred in fire at Palm Beach Road mangroves
Dec 07, 2018 00:25
Although it is the first incident of mangrove fire this year, forest fires destroying green areas in Navi Mumbai are a common sight. In November, authorities reported more than 10 such fires
MSRDC destroying mangroves for Bandra-Versova sea link: Mumbai locals
Dec 04, 2018 08:42
The patch is being used to make a casting yard for the Bandra-Versova sea link project where a preliminary survey for the project is being conducted.
Mangrove cover rises 30% in Konkan, falls by 4% in Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Nov 26, 2018 00:57
Says study by Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture; Mangrove cell points to successful awareness campaigns; activists have mixed views
Uran fishermen move HC to save mangroves from construction
Nov 22, 2018 00:44
They claim it is a “violation of Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) Notification, 2011”.
Mangrove razing in Maharashtra: Action must be taken in 48 hours
Nov 13, 2018 16:10
After initial action, cases must be closed in three months; officials must submit photos or videos after inspection
Versova creek in Mumbai has most mangrove species
Nov 05, 2018 13:01
Mumbai has 6,600 hectares (ha) of mangrove cover with 6,400 ha in the suburbs and 200 ha in south Mumbai.
A first in Navi Mumbai: 4 held for dumping debris in mangroves
Oct 26, 2018 23:47
Even though 30 first information reports were filed this year for this crime, no arrests had been made due to lack of evidence
Activists to go NGT way to put Mumbai’s mangroves on the map
Oct 23, 2018 00:06
Activists say most wetlands left without protection against development; state says resolution of images the only issue
183% rise in marine animal deaths over 4 years in Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Oct 20, 2018 01:25
According to the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit (MMCU), which is under the state mangrove cell, marine animal deaths increased from 12 cases in 2015 to 34 in the first nine months of 2018
Special 22 all set to save mangroves in Maharashtra
Oct 17, 2018 23:55
HT had reported earlier this month that the number of mangrove destruction cases in Mumbai increased by 70% in the first nine months of 2018, compared to the past two years.
Mumbai sees 70% rise in mangrove destruction cases in 2018, highest in 3 years
Oct 07, 2018 00:45
Between January and September this year, there have been 237 cases of debris dumping, hacking of mangroves, and blocking of tidal water to mangroves in 2018.
Walls around Mumbai’s six mangroves to protect against encroachment
Oct 06, 2018 16:00
HT had first reported in April last year that the government was planning to protect Mumbai’s mangroves by building fences along 60km and installing CCTV cameras for vigilance.
Hope alive for dying Uran mangroves
Sep 27, 2018 12:36
Days after the landmark Bombay high court (HC) order that stressed on mangrove protection across the state, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has decided to make efforts to restore the coastal patches
Cidco killing mangroves in Navi Mumbai: Activists
Sep 21, 2018 23:38
Activists said Cidco was violating the order and dumping truckloads of debris around the mangroves to reclaim the area
Declare all mangrove lands in state as reserved forests: Bombay HC
Sep 18, 2018 15:59
The court was responding to multiple pleas filed by environmentalists.