This report uses rigorous hydrodynamic and economic models to value the coastal flood protection services of mangroves globally, and identifies the places where mangroves provide the greatest risk reduction benefits to people and property.

With the growing recognition that effective action on climate change will require a combination of emissions reductions and carbon sequestration, protecting, enhancing and restoring natural carbon sinks have become political priorities. Mangrove forests are considered some of the most carbon-dense ecosystems in the world with most of the carbon stored in the soil. In order for mangrove forests to be included in climate mitigation efforts, knowledge of the spatial distribution of mangrove soil carbon stocks are critical.

The draft mentions that construction of sewage treatment plants in CRZ-I area shall be taken only by the municipal authorities.

Areas with population density of less than 2,161 per sq km will now be under CRZ-III A. The non development zone (NDZ) for III A will be 50 metres, instead of 200 metres.

Vodacom Tanzania employees, spearheaded by the company’s CSR arm Vodacom Tanzania Foundation has partnered with Mikoko Scout Group in ensuring the security of the mangrove forest and enable plantat

NGOs discuss role of corporates in causing impact on environment

MUMBAI: A 500-acre sprawl of privately-held land in Goregaon (W) has had no mangroves since 2006, says a state panel tasked to determine if the site was reclaimed and mangroves destroyed.

Petition alleges mangroves being removed for construction

Protect forest catchment to ensure water in city reservoirs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kachchh Camel Breeders Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding construction and other activity leading to destruction of mangroves in Kutch District by Deendayal Port Trust. NGT directs a joint inspection to be conducted and a report be filed by the Gujarat State Pollution Control Board and Central Pollution Control Board.

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