Sunderbans mangrove trees losing capacity to absorb CO2: Study

The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution, a study has found.

New Mumbai airport plan: environment Vs business

Govt is expected to make a decision on the 90-bn-rupee project on the outskirts of Navi Mumbai soon.

HC stays survey report of slum rehab on Mangrove land

The Bombay High Court today directed
the district authorities not to submit a survey report made
for the purpose of slum rehabilitation scheme on a 233-acre
piece of land in suburban Dahisar.

World’s 50% mangrove forests lost in 50 yrs

A NASA scientist has made what is believed to be the first full assessment of the African continent’s mangrove forests.