MUMBAI: The once common bustard species of Maharashtra, viz.

Even as conservation efforts at various levels continue to show hope for the future, the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN) Red List of Birds (2013) shows that fifteen bi

The high-rise committee, which gives the final nod to all high-rises in the city, made it mandatory to seek a noobjection certificate from the panel for buildings above 70 metres tall, or about 20

The BMC is set to implement a graded pay-and-park scheme for the suburbs and the island city with rates jumping up to three times, ban paid parking within 100m of educational institutions and intro

The People’s Vision Document (PVD), which has been submitted to the development plan (DP) department, has called for a planned, holistic approach to solve the city’s transport problem, make the tra

Mumbai’s air quality has “improved marginally” from the past but still remains worryingly poor all year round, according to an annual environmental report.

Activists have welcomed the BMC’s draft policy on cellphone towers, but with reservations.

A knowledge series on 'Leopards in our backyards' is powered by Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SNGP) in Borivili.

Many regard leopards in and around SGNP as a safety hazard for humans. A study, therefore, attempts to understand the leopard's biology and the roots of the perceived conflict.

The BMC’s draft guidelines for installation of cell phone towers has put schools, colleges, hospitals, orphanages, child rehabilitation centres and old age homes out of bounds for such antennae.

MUMBAI: Around 50 acres of mangroves were allegedly destroyed in Lokhandwala by planting "invasive species" and creating a debris path, which residents claimed was a new modus operandi to kill the green belt.

The residents were shocked to see the mangroves destroyed and charred bushes on both sides of the path on May 23. The whole belt had been declared a "forest and wetland" and its destruction or damage attracts severe punishment.