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Maharashtra: Four-acre mangrove patch destroyed near proposed eco park in Uran

At least approximately 1,500 mangrove trees were destroyed after tidal water had been blocked off by locals for captive fish breeding or aqua culture activities
The dry patch in Belpada, Uran.(Sourced)
The dry patch in Belpada, Uran.(Sourced)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 05:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee

Fishermen move Bombay HC opposing environmental nod for JNPT’s expansion

The petition, filed by Shri Ekvira Aai Pratishtan (SEAP), said that reclamation across 110 hectares by JNPT for its 4th container terminal violated their right to livelihood as the work is destroying fishing areas.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), in Navi Mumbai is setting up a fourth container terminal.(Bloomberg File Photo)
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), in Navi Mumbai is setting up a fourth container terminal.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee

Uran mangroves razed, say activists; Cidco unclear about source of debris

Raigad district collector says directions issued to investigate claims; Cidco says unknown persons to blame
The City Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco), which holds a stake in the industrial zone, said illegal debris dumping was carried out by unidentified persons(HTFile)
The City Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco), which holds a stake in the industrial zone, said illegal debris dumping was carried out by unidentified persons(HTFile)
Updated on May 22, 2019 08:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee

15 villages at risk of flooding in Uran wetlands this monsoon: Report

HT has reported recurrent cases of mangrove and wetland destruction in Uran since June 2018. The Panje wetland in Uran dried up after Cidco blocked off tidal water in September 2018. Following complaints, the government body opened flood protection gates to restore the wetlands.
Debris dumping in Bhendkhal in Uran wetlands is slowly leading to reclamation of two water bodies. The image was sent to the state mangrove committee by a panel member.(HT Photo)
Debris dumping in Bhendkhal in Uran wetlands is slowly leading to reclamation of two water bodies. The image was sent to the state mangrove committee by a panel member.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 04:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

We lost 400 acres of Dastan Phata wetland and our livelihood: Locals

Environmentalists say wetland committee ignored the complaints and warnings of the destruction
The land at Dastan Phata is being levelled for construction work.(HT PHOTO)
The land at Dastan Phata is being levelled for construction work.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 10, 2019 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai

Pune has potential to lead India’s digital revolution, says Pari Natarajan, CEO, Zinnov LLC

Since its inception in 2011, Pune Connect has served as a platform to bring Pune’s technology ecosystem closer to their potential customers, investors, partners, mentors, and other affiliates. 
Pune, India - Oct. 20, 2018:Pari Natarajan, CEO of Zinnov LLC, speaks during Pune connect meet in Pune, India, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. (Photo by Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Pune, India - Oct. 20, 2018:Pari Natarajan, CEO of Zinnov LLC, speaks during Pune connect meet in Pune, India, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. (Photo by Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 06:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent

Quarrying shrinks Parsik hill to an eyesore

Residents and activists have sounded the alarm and are fighting to save the hills
A few months ago, environmentalists and green groups joined hands and wrote to the chief minister to intervene.(Bachachan Kumar/HT)
A few months ago, environmentalists and green groups joined hands and wrote to the chief minister to intervene.(Bachachan Kumar/HT)
Published on Aug 10, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
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