Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have it rough in many ways. They are perhaps best known for their vulnerability to climate change, as a result of high poverty, rural populations, dependence on traditional agriculture, tourism-based economies and other factors.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Abdulla Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer and Others dated 14/12/2017 regarding illegal encroachment and destruction of mangroves in Sundarbans, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. NGT Eastern Bench directs the concerned state departments to examine and take appropriate action for replenishment of mangroves and a report to be filed on the next date of hearing (24/01/2018).

ARUSHA Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar has embarked on a campaign against mangrove destruction along the isles’ coastline.

Mangrove forests can reduce the vulnerability of adjacent coastal lands from storm surges by slowing the flow of water.

The GSIDC’s Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) has finally admitted that the construction of third Mandovi bridge will destroy mangroves “to certain extent” and also impact the marine ecology.

Policy focuses on developing environment friendly villages, cities across state.

"Mumbai would be the only smart city in the world, which constructs buildings first and then thinks of providing infrastructure.

Fast-dwindling mangroves in Myanmar's low-lying Ayeyarwady Delta, ravaged by decades of deforestation and conversion of land for agriculture and aquaculture, could find an unlikely saviour - drones

Mombasa is becoming hotter due to the depletion of mangrove forests, a vital ally in the fight against climate change, with the situation along the Kenyan coast projected to get worse with time.

A large patch of a mangrove forest with low-lying backwaters and rich mudflats on River Zuari banks in Adpai-Durbhat have been hacked for construction of a road and jetty in violation of the coasta

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