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Nov 21, 2018
Coastal erosion: Homes disappear, walls crumble as climate change ravages India's already battered coastlineIn the next three decades, coastal erosion will occur 1.5 times faster than the past three decades. India’s coasts are under attack both from man-made activities — such as growing construction, damming of rivers, sand mining and destruction of mangroves — as well as natural causes linked to climate change such as rising sea levels.
Sep 18, 2018
Bombay High Court orders complete construction freeze on mangroves, directs Maharashtra to protect privately-owned landReinstating an interim order it passed in 2015, the Bombay High Court also prohibited any sort of commercial exploitation of the mangroves in Maharashtra.
Apr 05, 2018
Indian scientists develop remote sensing technique to monitor coastal landformsCoastal ecosystems that comprise of mangroves and other land-forms protect the shores from natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes etc.
Feb 27, 2018
Meet the citizens of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai fighting against the illegal clearing of mangrovesMumbai and Navi Mumbai were built on land 'reclaimed' from the sea — and wetlands and mangroves were the collateral damage
Feb 26, 2018
Mumbai's Mangrove Warriors: Meet the citizens who're working to reclaim city's lost mangrovesMumbai and Navi Mumbai were built on land 'reclaimed' from the sea — and wetlands and mangroves were the collateral damage
Sep 27, 2017
To sack or not: Mumbai University VC Sanjay Deshmukh's expertise on mangroves has left state, governor in a bindThe state machinery thinks that sacking Mumbai University vice-chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh won't be good either for the university, the vice-chancellor's career or the mangroves that the state want Deshmukh to conserve
Sep 16, 2017
The destruction of reefs is bad news for humanity: How we can work to reverse the damageIn the millions of years of their existence, coral reefs have never faced such a combined onslaught of stressors at such a pace as they do today.
May 02, 2017
Maharasthra lost forests 660 times iconic Oval Maidan of Mumbai in seven yearsThe sate of Maharashtra lost 58.81 square kilometres (14,532 acres) of green cover in the seven years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, a first-of-its-kind satellite mapping of the state has revealed.
Dec 24, 2016
Sonia Mehra Chawla’s Critical Membrane frames mangrove ecosystems as metaphor for science, artSonia Mehra Chawla visited the Sundarbans a long time ago. The massive mangrove ecosystem that is now threatened by extinction, fascinated her, not just as an artist but as a person stoked by scientific curiosity as well.
Aug 17, 2015
Scientists experiment with saltwater plants in Tamil Nadu to combat rising sea levels and droughtOn a sun-scorched wasteland near India's southern tip, an unlikely garden filled with spiky shrubs and spindly greens is growing, seemingly against all odds.