Mangroves

Now, Hema Malini accused of destroying mangroves

Former Bollywood actress and BJP Lok Sabha member Hema Malini, currently under fire over a land allotment, has now been accused of destroying mangroves on a plot allotted to her in the 1990s.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

Mungantiwar announces foundation to conserve mangroves

Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar Thursday announced establishment of the Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation here.

Sep 24, 2015, 23:52 PM IST
Sea level in Sunderbans rising at an 'alarming' rate per year: World Bank report

Sea level in Sunderbans rising at an 'alarming' rate per year: World Bank report

A World Bank report has said that the water level in the Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, is rising at an “alarming” rate, endangering the habitation.

Apr 01, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

Climate change causing mangroves to grow in Florida

Mangrove trees, which are highly sensitive to cold, have expanded enormously on the Atlantic coast of Florida as the frequency of frosts has diminished, says a study.

Jan 01, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Sundarbans: Where farmers sell goats to protect trees

Aware that the only weapon they have to fight climate change are mangrove swamps, villagers in Sundarbans are now gradually rediscovering their love for the trees with some even selling off cattle which damage the plantation.

Feb 26, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Declining mangroves shield against global warming

Mangroves confer many benefits on humans living in their midst.

Apr 04, 2011, 15:02 PM IST

Extinction threat for mangroves warns IUCN

As the world observes Earth Day Thursday, there is not much to cheer for the coastal communities whose primary source of livelihood -- mangroves is under threat due to unchecked anthropological pressures and natural calamities.

Apr 21, 2010, 14:17 PM IST