Pune: After recent drowning of youths off the Vayri coast in Sindhudurg and Khadakwasla Lake, the state disaster management authorities have decided to review the safety of water bodies in the stat

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Santosh Daundkar Vrs. Secretary, MoEF, New Delhi & Others dated 23/03/2017. The present Application has been filed to seek shutting down of the manufacturing plant of Indian Rayon on the banks of Devaka River at Junagadh-Veravel, District Gir Somnath, Gujarat on the ground that the manufacturing activity of the Industry generates toxic effluents as well as emits foul odour, and the company is discharging heavy amount of hazardous chemicals in Arabian sea and Devaka river.

Mumbai: If the Union environment ministry permits, the Arabian Sea at Mazgaon on the city's eastern waterfront could be redefined as 'creek', a move that will benefit builders whose plots are curre

While surveying for raptors along the Achara beach in Malvan taluk of Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, seahorses Hippocampus kuda belonging to the family Syngnathidae were noticed on the beach on 23 June 2015. All seahorses belong to one genus Hippocampus, in which there are 34 species recognized all over the world. Despite their small size, seahorses form a valuable fisheries resource in some areas and support a sizeable international trade.

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The opposition to the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Monument project has now reached the National Green Tribunal (NGT), which issued notices to the Maharashtra government and others on Wedne

Five years after the shipping carrier -M V Rak sank 20 nautical miles off the South Mumbai coast in the Arabian Sea causing marine pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday slapped Rs

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samir Mehta Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 23/08/2016 regarding marine pollution caused by the sinking of ship (M.V. RAK) and oil spill which occurred in the Arabian Sea, off the coast of Mumbai. The spilled oil from the ship spread beyond Mumbai to Raigad District. Traces were noticed particularly between Uttan in Bhayandar and Gorai beach.

A cyclogenesis index (CSGP) is introduced and its variations have been evaluated for the period 1979 to 2008. It is found that CSGP is able to distinguish different categories of storms over North Indian Ocean. The relative roles of contributing parameters are analyzed to study the influence of CGSP with respect different background states. It is found that vorticity, convergence, relative humidity and convective instability should be high enough to offset the negative impact of shear parameter.

Munrothuruthu (‘Munroe Island’) is a place renowned for continuous settlement, in the Kollam district of Kerala. The Indian Ocean earthquake and Tsunami of 2004 triggered this major problem. The island is located at confluence of the Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River. Low lying regions of the island are facing progressive settlement which has become pronounced since the occurrence of Tsunami. The area has been affected by upward seepage of saline water during High Tide events, denoting the axial lowering of land mass.

Smoke plumes from this region contain carbon aerosols that play a vital role in determining atmospheric chemistry.

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