NAVI MUMBAI: Officials of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) have collected samples of oil tar balls and other black oil traces seen on Pirwadi beach of Uran taluka in Raigad district.

NAVI MUMBAI/MUMBAI: As many as 17 people have died in separate rain-related tragedies this month in the city and suburbs, four of whom fell victim to the heavy downpour in Navi Mumbai since Sunday.

NAVI MUMBAI: The city-based environmentalists have decided to try and make a complete inventory of the wetland sites so as to safeguard them by getting them notified by the government.

Navi Mumbai: Senior bureaucrats, who have been heads of Cidco and BMC, along with the NMMC commissioner and some town planners have raised their voice against the continuance of quarrying in Parsik

Navi Mumbai: NMMC commissioned the gasifier plant on Turbhe landfill ground to mark World Environment Day (June 5) with its eco- friendly project of using fuelwood and saving electricity.

NAVI MUMBAI: After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered closure of 350 industrial units in Taloja MIDC, MPCB has told the tribunal that it has already shut down 18 of the 350 industries that w

Navi Mumbai: Local environment activists have urged the Thane district collector to close the Parsik quarry files permanently as an Environment Day (June 5) gift to locals.

NAVI MUMBAI: A vast patch of healthy mangroves in Roadpali, Taloja, has been illegally burnt and destroyed by unidentified people to start farming after clearing the wetlands.

NAVI MUMBAI: After more than a decade of sharp fall in the number of bird species, the Karnala Sanctuary has this year seen a 100% rise compared to 2017.

Navi Mumbai: Two major forest fires were reported in Kharghar and Belapur, ironically within 48 hours of the Earth Day celebrations.