02Feb/17

How Mumbai Mangroves Save the City everyday

The Bombay High Court made a monumental decision in 2005 that led to the strict protection of the mangrove forests lining the city coasts. The decision came after the tragic Tsunami that struck the eastern Indian coasts and when it was found that the areas which had mangrove forests were saved from the disastrous high waves. These areas also recovered faster after the aftermath. Worldwide mangroves are fast depleting but because of the conservation order, Mumbai and its neighboring areas now boast of more than 5,800 hectares of mangrove land which is protected and will protect the city in future.











19Jan/17

12 White Crocodiles, 1682 Saltwater Crocodiles Found To Inhabit Bhitarkanika National Park, Odisha

Here is some welcome news regarding crocodiles. According to the latest census, wildlife enumerators have found 1682 estuarine or saltwater crocodiles in the brackish water bodies and water inlets of Bhitarkanika NationalRead More…