February 11, 2022 6:08 pm
Alarmed by the fast-declining health of its crucial mangroves, the Maldives is desperately trying to save them, particularly one species which holds historical and cultural significance to its people. Helping the archipelagic nation is a team of scientists from India’s Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT).
November 20, 2021 2:43 pm
Despite being duller than synthetic dyes, natural dyes are more environmentally sustainable and have a greater market value because of their quality and durability, according to Erwin Ardli, a mangrove ecologist at Jenderal Soedirman University in Indonesia
September 07, 2021 4:51 am
The government will spend around Rs 35 crore for the programme, which will be completed in three phases.
November 05, 2020 10:05 am
An official said, “There is no mention of payment to be made in installments in the CRZ clearance. BMC was supposed to deposit the money on or before the commencement of the project.”
February 12, 2020 1:45 am
During a night patrol on February 5, range forest officers (RFOs) had reportedly spotted a 10,000-litre capacity tanker dumping muck, debris and construction wastewater into a creek in Kanjurmarg.
February 03, 2020 6:51 am
Kalinje Ecotourism is a part of a community-based conservation initiative by Maharashtra’s Forest Department.
March 04, 2019 1:39 am
With mangroves under threat from infrastructure work and encroachments across the city, N Vasudevan, chief conservator of forests and joint president of the state mangrove committee, elaborates on the conservation efforts, community involvement and ushering a ‘blue-green revolution’ in the coastal belt of Maharashtra, in an interview with Sanjana Bhalerao.
September 18, 2018 2:08 am
The court said that a 50m buffer zone should be created around mangrove land in which no construction activity or dumping of debris should be permitted.
January 25, 2018 4:04 am
Guards from the Maharashtra Security Force have been deployed in the areas to prevent the encroachers from returning to the cleared patches.
October 09, 2017 3:11 am
The women, many of whom are graduates, have studied in the Marathi medium. They believe learning English will give their business a fresh boost.
April 22, 2021 10:15 am
Campaign #MakeArtforMumbaisMangroves highlights work by Svabhu Kohli, Afrah Shafiq, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama, Anjali Mehta, Mira Malhotra and Michelle Poonawalla amongst others