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Debi Goenka from Conservation Action Trust, another NGO working for environmental causes, said the move will be disastrous for the city.(HT image)

Mumbai will drown if development is allowed on salt pans

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 05:41 AM IST
The state’s move has come at a time when it also declared plans to set up an expert committee to identify the reason behind floods in the state.
The NGO stated that Aarey, categorised as an unclassed forest, was transferred to the state’s forest department in 1969. However, neither the park nor forest officials have the records.(HT Photo)
The NGO stated that Aarey, categorised as an unclassed forest, was transferred to the state’s forest department in 1969. However, neither the park nor forest officials have the records.(HT Photo)

Is Aarey part of SGNP? HC seeks docus for entire Mumbai park

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 02:22 AM IST
Petitioner NGO Vanashakti has sought protection for Aarey Colony, claiming the 2,076.073-hectare stretch is an integral part of SGNP. Metro-3 car shed has been proposed on 33 hectares of Aarey.
File photo of debris dumped at Bhandup (East)(HT File)
File photo of debris dumped at Bhandup (East)(HT File)

‘Debris being dumped at Bhandup wetlands’: Enviromental group

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 10:43 AM IST
According to the complaint filed by Vanashakti, miscreants have been dumping the debris in Bhandup wetlands between 12pm and 4am for every day for six months.
The animal was taken to Thane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) for treatment(Vanashakti)
The animal was taken to Thane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) for treatment(Vanashakti)

Jackal strays into Mumbai home, injures eight-month-old

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 04:52 PM IST
The child is recovering, while the jackal was rescued by Plant and Animals Welfare Society – Mumbai (PAWS-Mumbai) and environment group Vanashakti
The wetlands on Friday, after the blockages were removed by authorities.(HT)
The wetlands on Friday, after the blockages were removed by authorities.(HT)

HT Impact: Drained Panje wetlands restored after blockages removed in Uran, Navi Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2018 12:28 AM IST
Wetlands committee asks forest department to remove 8 blockages stopping high tide
More than 3,000 heritage trees, which were to be axed for a road-widening project that was proposed in 2012 , got a new lease of life on Thursday.(HT File Photo)
More than 3,000 heritage trees, which were to be axed for a road-widening project that was proposed in 2012 , got a new lease of life on Thursday.(HT File Photo)

3,027 trees won’t be axed as MMRDA drops road-widening project in Thane

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2018 10:47 AM IST
In March 2013, MMRDA had proposed to cut 3,027 full-grown, fruit bearing trees to convert the two-lane road into a four-lane carriageway connecting national highways to Nashik, Pune and Gujarat.
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