NAVI MUMBAI: Citing the slow progress in cases of environmental crime, particularly the destruction of mangroves, three ecology-focused groups have appealed to CM Devendra Fadnavis to set up a spec

The microbial communities of mangroves which form important links in elemental cycling and bioremediation have not been elucidated in most parts of the world. Due to urbanization and deforestation mangroves are also under threat.

The court said that a 50m buffer zone should be created around mangrove land in which no construction activity or dumping of debris should be permitted.

This paper contributes to understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity diffusion and planning for appropriate adaptation for managing the Sundarbans in a changing climate, with a focus on the West Bengal portion of the tidal-wetland forest delta.

The natural conservation of coastal lagoons is important not only for their ecological importance, but also because of the valuable ecosystem services they provide for human welfare and wellbeing. Coastal lagoons are shallow semi-enclosed systems that support important habitats such as wetlands, mangroves, salt-marshes and seagrass meadows, as well as a rich biodiversity.

Mangroves are one of the world’s most productive ecosystems which are at present in it’s threatened state. They provide a wide range of goods and services some of which have a direct value but more often provides many indirect benefits that seem to be hidden.

GRAND-POPO, BENIN - In a wooden canoe on the waters of the Mono River in southwest Benin, a strange cone-shaped effigy in purple raffia and topped with horns sails back and forth through the mangro

The Camel Breeders Association in Kutch has taken to the internet to wage a battle to save several acres of mangrove.

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.

Volunteers replant dozens of mangrove propagules or shoots in a field near the village of Amboanio in the Melaky Region in Madagascar, part of a WWF programme to restore the mangroves.

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