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The dolphin had injuries near its mouth and tail fin.(Dhiraj Parab/ HT Photo)

7-ft dead dolphin washes ashore Bhayander creek

Hindustan Times, Bhayander | By Ram Parmar
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 08:49 AM IST
Rising sea pollution, ingestion of plastic waste or even poaching at high seas, could have led to the mammal’s death.
Local residents said the carcass was found covered with discarded plastic.(Photo: State forest department)
Local residents said the carcass was found covered with discarded plastic.(Photo: State forest department)

Fourth dead dolphin washes ashore on Mumbai beach in 3 weeks

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 04:05 PM IST
Officials said the carcass of the six-foot-long Indian Ocean humpback dolphin was so decomposed that an autopsy could not be done to determine its cause of death.
A six-foot-long dead dolphin was found at Bandra Bandstand last week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A six-foot-long dead dolphin was found at Bandra Bandstand last week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Is sea pollution killing dolphins off Mumbai coast?

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:16 PM IST
Three dolphin deaths between February and May in Mumbai were due to respiratory infection.
The agencies said that it was BMC’s responsibility to ensure that solid waste was not dumped into the sea.(HT File Photo)
The agencies said that it was BMC’s responsibility to ensure that solid waste was not dumped into the sea.(HT File Photo)

Sewage outlets flowing from Mumbai into sea must have nets, say state agencies

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 01:10 PM IST
An affidavit has been submitted to the National Green Tribunal suggesting that the BMC should install nets to reduce contamination of sea water.
The pollution, according to the water quality index (WQI), was the worst at the mouth of the Mithi river.(HT File)
The pollution, according to the water quality index (WQI), was the worst at the mouth of the Mithi river.(HT File)

Untreated sewage has polluted 7 spots along Mumbai’s coast

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Study done in March by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board found that Mahim creek has the highest faecal content.
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