Mumbai: Maharashtra has officially notified 15,087.6 hectares of mangrove land across the state as reserved forest, the first state to do so.

The carbon pledges made by 178 nations in Paris to date won’t likely save tropical coral reefs and cloud forests, or prevent mass global extinctions. More is needed.

The International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem was observed in Puducherry.

The economic value placed on the ecosystem services provided by mangroves is estimated to be US $194,000 (£148,000) per hectare

The planet’s largest mangrove forest could be facing serious trouble in the form of two new coal-fired power plants, environmentalists say — and they’re urging the United Nations to draw greater at

Following land encroachment and destruction of mangrove vegetation, complaints were filed but no actions were taken by the responsible authorities.

As the mangroves dry up, the local ecosystem also suffers.

Climate change and El Niño have caused the worst mangrove die-off in recorded history, stretching along 700km of Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria, an expert says.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Mohammed Kabir & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/07/2016 regarding environmental degradation and pollution caused by industries located in Ullal Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Mangaluru by engaging in the production of fish oil and fish meal.

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Monday said the state government's "only intention" behind seeking a modification of its order banning construction on and reclamation of wetlands appears to be to