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
Various city beaches are on the verge of getting revamped in next 18 months, meet the changemakers.
29 Jun 2018 12:30 AM
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
Just three days ago, a dead 13-foot-long dolphin was found at the same beach.
08 May 2018 1:40 AM
The Mangrove Cell is presently working on a make-shift rescue centre for marine animals in Versova Beach.
04 May 2018 2:01 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
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
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
NFS to launch nationwide campaign for conservation of the birds.
16 Mar 2018 5:19 AM
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
Marine experts have claimed that a significantly major part of the waste in the sea constitutes plastic.
30 Dec 2017 6:01 AM
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
Shah was also invited by Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray, who encouraged his efforts.
24 Nov 2017 1:19 AM
Shah said Fadnavis has assured that security would be provided to stop heckling of volunteers.
23 Nov 2017 6:45 PM
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
Backing the BMC, Mr Shah said keeping beaches clean is not the only responsibility of the civic body.
30 May 2017 3:08 AM
He was given the ‘Champion of the Earth’ Award making him the first Indian to achieve this distinction.
28 May 2017 9:15 PM
Week after week, Mumbaikar Afroz Shah has been religiously leading the mission to make the ocean plastic-free.
23 May 2017 12:16 AM