Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion regarding Sunderbans Forests Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2019 regarding large scale falling of mangroves at Dhew Sagar on the Ganga Sagar Island which is an estuary of river Ganga in the Bay of Bengal which falls within the eco-sensitive Sunderbans area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Other Vs MoEF & CC & Others dated 08/02/2019 regarding change of fuel at the Trombay Thermal Power Station’s Unit 6. The change is from oil based to coal based.

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 assessment includes a global review of literature and legal information on international and national law and policy, a desk assessment of mangrove-related legal instruments in India, Kenya and Mexico, and an in-depth evaluation of effectiveness of mangrove-related law in Costa Rica, Madagascar and Vietnam.

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

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