Environmentalists are slated to patrol the protected forest of Yeoor on the eve of ‘Gatari Amavasya’ (the last day before the holy month of Shravan kicks off) to prevent hooligans from organising any
29 Jul 2016 4:39 AM
With pollution in the Kasadi River having allegedly reached hazardous levels due to discharge of industrial effluents from Taloja’s MIDC industrial complex, the fishing community and activists are bla
28 Jul 2016 2:19 AM
In an unprecedented move, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has invited tenders for recovery of land at Mulund dumping ground (MDG).
28 Jul 2016 1:27 AM
Large portions of mangroves and the natural flow of the Taloja river have fallen prey to sledging and dredging activities taking place in broad daylight.
26 Jul 2016 1:15 AM
Activists from five villages in the project-affected region of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant will organise a mass stir next week to protest the lapse in projected timeline for the project.
26 Jul 2016 1:04 AM
Foam seen on the banks of the Kasadi river due to chemical effluents being released into it
24 Jul 2016 1:03 AM
This weekend, nearly 2,000 volunteers will participate in a mega ocean clean-up drive at Versova even as Erik Solheim, chief of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and Lewis Pugh, UN patron o
22 Jul 2016 2:12 AM
22 Jul 2016 2:09 AM
Twenty days after forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar inaugurated the much-acclaimed mega plantation drive at Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) in Sion on July 1, a lack of maintenance facilities has put t
21 Jul 2016 2:35 AM
As the plush state-of-the-art aquarium of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) gears up to welcome Humboldt penguins, animal welfare activists are to gather at the Byculla Zoo to protest again
19 Jul 2016 1:43 AM
The field staff of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Aurangabad circle reported finding of sculptures by villagers of Anjaneri while pipeline was being laid for a check dam recently.
18 Jul 2016 1:51 AM
As the battle between environmentalists and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) rages on over construction activities in the city’s green lungs, recent archaeological findings
17 Jul 2016 2:10 AM
A month after a dog was thrown off a terrace in Chennai, seven newborn puppies were found tightly crammed inside a gunnysack in Dahisar on Thursday night.
16 Jul 2016 1:37 AM
The apathy of civic officials of Arnala village, which is located on the mouth of the Vaitarna, has forced its residents to bury their dead amidst garbage.
15 Jul 2016 1:53 AM
Fishermen associations in the state have demanded an SIT inquiry on an alleged Rs 500 crore scam ran by Rajamata Vikar Machhimar Sahakari Sanstha and 14 other fishing associations, which has swindled
15 Jul 2016 1:34 AM
In a recent conservation programme of the 11th century Segwah Fort of Palghar district, activists threw light on how the fort has fallen prey to the greed of local treasure hunters.
14 Jul 2016 2:26 AM
Two Leopard Ambassadors educate people in their village about human-leopard conflict situation
12 Jul 2016 2:06 AM
As Versova Resident Volunteer (VRV) a massive resident movement working relentlessly to clean the solid waste from Versova beach enters its 40th week, the oceans are lighter than one million kilograms
11 Jul 2016 1:40 AM
Farmers of drought-affected regions of Marathwada, Vidarbha and vulnerable patches of Purva river waterbeds have become a part of a project partially funded by the World Bank that will help them bette
10 Jul 2016 2:50 AM
IIT Bombay’s compact solar energy device is now introducing school-going children to the world of renewable energy.
09 Jul 2016 2:06 AM