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A river runs through it: Tracing the Dahisar's meandering — and dwindling — path
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A river runs through it: Tracing the Dahisar's meandering — and dwindling — path

Beyond the walls of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the Dahisar river flows crystal clear under the boughs of Casuarina and Gulmohar trees. A hundred steps later, vibrant life gives way to concrete inertness, and the river turns septic.

Science branch of ASI to scientifically conserve paintings, sculptures of Kanheri, Elephanta caves
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Science branch of ASI to scientifically conserve paintings, sculptures of Kanheri, Elephanta caves

The scientific conservation work will include cleaning and chemical treatment on sculptures and paintings.

Movement to Save Aarey forest: Effects of climate change need nuanced interventions, afforestation isn't enough
India

Movement to Save Aarey forest: Effects of climate change need nuanced interventions, afforestation isn't enough

It is not just the case of Aarey — natural forests across India have been subjected to large-scale species conversion over past several decades. Vast stretches in the Himalayan foothills have been converted to conifer monoculture, with species such as pines and cedars proliferating, during the colonial rule.

SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena
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SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena

Hailing the Supreme Court's order restraining authorities from cutting any more trees in Aarey Colony here to make way for a Metro car shed, the Shiv Sena on Monday said it is a 'moral victory' for environmentalists

'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'
India

'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'

The apex court decided on Sunday to register as public interest litigation a letter addressed to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a law student Rishav Ranjan seeking a stay on the cutting of trees

Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today
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Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today

The MMRCL has defended tree felling by contending that it is restricted only to a small area in Aarey Colony, and is necessary to ensure a modern transport system.

Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
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Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt

Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
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Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday

Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
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Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees

In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,

Akshay Kumar travels by Mumbai Metro from Ghatkopar to Versova, draws flak for supporting Aarey forest destruction
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Akshay Kumar travels by Mumbai Metro from Ghatkopar to Versova, draws flak for supporting Aarey forest destruction

After Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar has attracted the wrath of Twitterati for promoting Mumbai Metro

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'
India

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'

‘The MMRC is spreading propaganda against Aarey, and we will fight against it’, was the general mood at a protest outside the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation’s office on Friday, a day after the civic body which is in charge of the multi-crore project published a full-page ad in at least 16 newspapers titled ‘The truth you should know’.

Bajirao, Mumbai's last white tiger, dies of chronic illness at Sanjay Gandhi National Park
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Bajirao, Mumbai's last white tiger, dies of chronic illness at Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Bajirao, the last captive white tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivali, died at the age of 18.

Leopard cub reunited with mother in Satara following 7-day operation; forest officials call for more awareness
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Leopard cub reunited with mother in Satara following 7-day operation; forest officials call for more awareness

In the span of seven days, rigorous efforts were made by wildlife professionals to reunite a leopard cub with her mother.

Forest officials catch leopard spotted at Thane's Korum Mall after six-hour hunt; big cat tranquilised in basement of Hotel Satkar
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Forest officials catch leopard spotted at Thane's Korum Mall after six-hour hunt; big cat tranquilised in basement of Hotel Satkar

A leopard was spotted around the Korum Mall in Thane, early on Wednesday and search operations are being conducted by forest officials to locate it.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Expect to see Jaguars, Impalas and Beetles... the cars, that is
India

Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Expect to see Jaguars, Impalas and Beetles... the cars, that is

The SGNP is the worlds only surviving urban forest, it means that the ecosystem is already fragile, making a parking lot for cars in a forest area is absurd.

Will create urban forests in 200 cities to increase green cover, says Javadekar
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Will create urban forests in 200 cities to increase green cover, says Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that urban forestry will be the new thrust area of the government and steps will be taken to create "urban forests" across 200 cities and towns across the country.

Centre committed towards combating illegal wildlife trade, says Javadekar
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Centre committed towards combating illegal wildlife trade, says Javadekar

Stressing that the Centre was committed towards weeding out illegal wildlife trade, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said 'Sanjay Gandhi National Park' in Mumbai was a perfect example of human-wildlife harmony.

Leopards in light: Nat Geo photographer gives Mumbaikars a rare glimpse of their feline neighbour
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Leopards in light: Nat Geo photographer gives Mumbaikars a rare glimpse of their feline neighbour

It's a lovely reminder of the space we share with wildlife that's right at our doorstep.

Amitabh Bachchan announced Maharashtra's Tiger Ambassador, spots real Tiger in Mumbai
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Amitabh Bachchan announced Maharashtra's Tiger Ambassador, spots real Tiger in Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan was announced Maharashtra's 'Tiger Ambassador' at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai