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Versova beach

Mumbai: HC directs two men accused in criminal case to clean beach

The bench directed the accused to volunteer for Versova beach cleaning project, led by advocate Afroz Shah, every weekend for one month.

02 Oct 2018 1:45 PM

Changing Scenery of Beaches

Various city beaches are on the verge of getting revamped in next 18 months, meet the changemakers.

29 Jun 2018 12:30 AM

Environment Day celebration begins at Versova

The massive Versova Beach clean up led to removal of 15 million kilograms of garbage from the beach in two years.

28 May 2018 1:46 AM

Turtle carcass found at Versova Beach

Just three days ago, a dead 13-foot-long dolphin was found at the same beach.

08 May 2018 1:40 AM

Dolphin carcass washes ashore at versova beach

The Mangrove Cell is presently working on a make-shift rescue centre for marine animals in Versova Beach.

04 May 2018 2:01 AM


Cell confirms 103 turtle eggs at Versova beach

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

Turtles return to Versova beach after two decades

City-based lawyer and environmentalist Afroz Shah, who initiated the beach clean-up drive in 2015, was present whenhatchlings were sighted.

23 Mar 2018 3:24 PM

Olive Ridley turtles return to Versova beach after 20 years

An endangered species, the Olive Ridley turtles are found in the warm tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans.

23 Mar 2018 7:52 AM

Drive for sparrow protection

NFS to launch nationwide campaign for conservation of the birds.

16 Mar 2018 5:19 AM

Versova beach lost 6.2 million kg trash in 2017

A huge portion of garbage also ends up in the sea through the city's nullahs and rivers, which have now become a dumping spot for citizens

02 Jan 2018 6:28 AM


Need to move towards plastic-free life, says Afroz Shah

Marine experts have claimed that a significantly major part of the waste in the sea constitutes plastic.

30 Dec 2017 6:01 AM

Ockhi’s litter a cry for help from oceans: Afroz

The beach clean up hero says that the mindset around marine litter must change to prevent an Ockhi-like incident from occuring again.

09 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

CM Fadnavis offers cop cover to Afroz Shah, others

Shah was also invited by Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray, who encouraged his efforts.

24 Nov 2017 1:19 AM

Versova beach clean-up: Fadnavis to support drive, interested in joining campaign, says activist

Shah said Fadnavis has assured that security would be provided to stop heckling of volunteers.

23 Nov 2017 6:45 PM

Mumbai: Versova beach clean-up shelved after goons abuse campaigner Afroz Shah

Afroz Shah had started the campaign in October 2015 and has reportedly removed more than 5 million kilograms of trash from the beach.

22 Nov 2017 1:39 PM


Advocate, who cleaned Versova beach, thanks PM

Backing the BMC, Mr Shah said keeping beaches clean is not the only responsibility of the civic body.

30 May 2017 3:08 AM

Lawyer who cleaned city beach thanks PM for encouraging words

He was given the ‘Champion of the Earth’ Award making him the first Indian to achieve this distinction.

28 May 2017 9:15 PM

Meet the beach clean-up man

Week after week, Mumbaikar Afroz Shah has been religiously leading the mission to make the ocean plastic-free.

23 May 2017 12:16 AM