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Remove 221 spots from city wetlands list, authority told

Of the requests, 215 locations come under the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the other six belong to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

LG took a serious view of the proposed deletion of water bodies from the list.(Photo: Manish Rajput/HT)
LG took a serious view of the proposed deletion of water bodies from the list.(Photo: Manish Rajput/HT)
Published on Mar 15, 2022 03:38 AM IST
By, Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi

World Wetlands Day: History, significance and this year's theme

Wetlands are ecosystems where water is the primary factor controlling the environment and the associated plant and animal life. They are very crucial for humans as well as planet Earth.

In August last year, the Sultanpur national park was notified as a Ramsar site - a wetland of international importance.(HT File Photo)
In August last year, the Sultanpur national park was notified as a Ramsar site - a wetland of international importance.(HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 02, 2022 06:09 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Panje: Contrary to forest report, complainants unearth 66 hacked branches

A member of the Bombay high court (HC)-appointed mangrove and wetland grievance redressal panel has asked all city-based environmentalists to approach the HC to file a contempt petition

On Saturday, the forest department wrote to the Raigad district administration to act in the matter and told Cidco to respond to the environmental violation.(HT Photo)
On Saturday, the forest department wrote to the Raigad district administration to act in the matter and told Cidco to respond to the environmental violation.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

Mangroves hacked at Panje, environment violations pile as HC panel yet to meet after March

Mangrove destruction and construction within 50 m of the vegetation was banned by the Bombay HC in September 2018

The patch where mangroves were hacked at Panje.(Parag Gharat/HT Photo)
The patch where mangroves were hacked at Panje.(Parag Gharat/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By
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