Meanwhile, the forest department has taken cognisance of the matter and written to the tehsildar’s office to take further action.
22 May 2019 5:07 AM
The Mangrove Committee visited the site following the complaint, where they noticed illegal activities inside the mangroves.
13 Feb 2019 3:32 AM
The citizens of Navi Mumbai have identified around 326 hectares of wetlands and mangrove areas in Kharghar, in a first of a kind wetland database.
12 Nov 2018 1:00 AM
The court said that the state was duty-bound to protect and preserve all mangrove-rich land across Maharashtra.
19 Sep 2018 12:44 AM
Afroz Shah is on a mission to save the marine ecosystem. He and his team undertook a three-hour dive to clean the ocean's floor.
27 May 2018 1:44 AM
There are a total 155 major and minor nullahs in the twin-city that measure up to over 240km.
14 Apr 2018 2:00 AM
The NGO had also contended that the three feet deep pit cannot be made by turtles and may be unfavourable for hatching of eggs.
24 Mar 2018 1:41 AM
They also play a major role in protecting coastal areas from erosion, tidal storms and tsunamis.
12 Feb 2018 8:48 PM
Activists say the area is not looked after, thereby making it a haven for illegal activities.
08 Mar 2017 6:36 AM