Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray puts forest department on Panje wetland mangroves hacking case

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray puts forest department on Panje wetland mangroves hacking case

Navi Mumbai / Uran: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked the Maharashtra state forest department to look into the illegal hacking of mangroves at the Panje wetland in Uran. The directive comes after numerous complaints by environmental activists and local residents, about the illegal act of destroying the mangroves in Uran. Apparently, the revenue department […]

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Bhendkal wetlands in Uran go under protection

Uran / Navi Mumbai: Activists in and around the city have been rejoicing in the state mangrove protection committee’s order to halt construction activity on the 165-acre Bhendkal wetland, in Uran. Also the Maharashtra state regulator has demanded immediate removal of debris from the creek area, a former part of the Navi Mumbai Special Economic […]

Uran’s Panje wetlands once again under debris

Uran’s Panje wetlands once again under debris

Navi Mumbai / Uran: The wetlands in Panje area of Uran are once again being exploited for dumping of debris. The wetlands is said to be one of the last surviving eco-sensitive areas in MMR region. Locals and environment activists informed the local authorities about the situation and how the wetlands were being used again […]