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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

Mangrove forest

Aug 29, 2019 23:29
Dumping of garbage in mangroves is a violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2019, norms as mangroves acquire the highest amount of protection. It is also a violation of the September 2018 Bombay high court (HC) order banning mangrove destruction... read more
Aug 16, 2019 23:57
Connected by a 10-minute boat ride from Gorai, the state mangrove cell has also planned the 50-hectare Dahisar Mangrove Park at a cost of Rs 40 crore near Dahisar creek. read more
Jun 03, 2019 12:05
Thane creek, located between Mumbai harbour is 26 km long and its narrower upper areas have mudflats, salt pans and diversity-rich mangroves forests which urgently need to be saved. read more
May 06, 2019 00:20
Hindustan Times will partner with non-profit Project Mumbai to lead a city-wide network of volunteers, green groups and authorities to carry out clean-up drives across 9 beaches, 4 rivers and 4 mangrove forests over 3 days read more
Apr 04, 2019 07:22
The mangroves committee was also directed to expedite action in 35 pending cases of mangrove destruction and allocate areas away from mangroves for debris dumping. read more
Feb 07, 2019 16:07
In September last year, the Bombay high court (HC) directed the Maharashtra government to declare the remaining 700ha of mangroves on government land as reserved or protected forests. read more
Dec 19, 2018 23:16
The primary responsibility of the committee will be to monitor the functioning of the state mangroves committee constituted by the state on October 16 read more
Dec 18, 2018 15:02
Of the 275 cases of mangrove destruction in Mumbai in 2018, 271 cases were reported on government land in the city, four were in private forests. read more
Dec 04, 2018 00:28
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. read more
Nov 12, 2018 23:59
After initial action, cases must be closed in three months; officials must submit photos or videos after inspection read more
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. read more
May 12, 2018 23:04
An international study says India has been able to conserve its mangrove forests much better than other countries. read more
Apr 27, 2018 21:33
Liga Skromene’s highly decomposed body, with head severed, was found on April 21 from a deserted mangrove forest at Kovalam. read more