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CIDCO to plant 14,000 saplings for 109 hectares of mangroves cut for Navi Mumbai International Airport

The mangrove saplings will compensate for cutting a huge mass of mangroves in Navi Mumbai and will be maintained by a contractor for 7 years. Navi Mumbai / Mumbai: In a bid to compensate for the cutting of mangroves in Navi Mumbai, the state revenue and forest department has ordered afforestation on forest land in […]

Uran & Seawoods’ so-called wetlands were salt pans: CIDCO

Uran & Seawoods’ so-called wetlands were salt pans: CIDCO

Putting an abrupt end to all the ‘save the wetlands’ campaign that Navi Mumbai citizens and environmentalists have been rallying since years, CIDCO has simply refused to accept those sites as wetlands, saying they were once salt pans and farm lands Navi Mumbai: The City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO) recently wrote […]

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 […]