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Mangrove cell to plant new trees in demolition areas

The mangrove body is mulling over planting various species of plants, which can be accommodated in these areas like Miswak plants.

12 Jan 2019 1:37 AM

Mangrove cells’ new website to register plaints

Officials believe that this will help bring in more transparency in dealing with mangrove-related issues.

22 Nov 2018 1:34 AM

Four arrested for dumping debris in Vashi

Two trucks were seized with around 20 tonnes of debris in the vehicles.

27 Oct 2018 6:48 AM

Mangrove cell cracks down on Malwani mafia

ifteen accused in total have been arrested and three dumpers seized.

13 Oct 2018 1:44 AM

Mumbai witnessed 32 beaching incidents in 2018

A carcass of Dolphin washed ashore at the coasts of Marine Drive on Thursday night.

06 Oct 2018 5:50 AM


Work on wall along mangroves to begin in November

Apart from Cheetah Camp, the chain fencing will also be carried out along mangroves at Kannamwar Nagar in Vikhroli.

27 Sep 2018 5:27 AM

Mangrove cell confirms Gaimukh wetland in Thane being depleted

The project includes construction of promenades, a jogging track, playgrounds and food courts.

07 Sep 2018 2:18 AM

Six ‘flamingo poachers’ held after local outcry

It is suspected that the incident took place for flamingo meat.

18 Jul 2018 1:59 AM

Skeleton of Indo-Pacific dolphin to be preserved

This is the second time this year the skeleton of a deceased marine animal will be preserved at the marine interpretation centre in Airoli.

17 Jul 2018 2:07 AM

Marine rescue centre at Versova beach delayed

The Mangrove Cell said that there will be no major construction or erection of buildings in the coastal regulation zone

20 Jun 2018 6:04 AM


‘Boost cage fish farming at Sindhudurg’

Dedicated ponds are developed to sustain fish production by providing favourable ecosystem.

09 May 2018 4:59 AM

Temporary fencing for affected areas soon?

There are few areas still left to be cleared including areas in Malad, Cheeta Camp-Trombay, Colaba, and Vikhroli.

05 May 2018 1:43 AM

Mangrove cell to continue with demolition drive

Officials claimed that they could have initiated the demolition sooner but were waiting for the schools exams to conclude.

28 Mar 2018 1:22 AM

12 forest officers to save beach from stray animals

N. Vasudevan, additional principal chief conservator of forest, state mangrove cell.

24 Mar 2018 1:46 AM

Don’t feed fried snacks to seagulls at Airoli: Officials

The cell recently put up banners at Nariman Point and has even deployed guards to check on visitors feeding such snacks to the birds.

01 Mar 2018 1:47 AM


Officials ask Vikhroli residents to not feed fox

According to the forest department, this was the first instance of fox attack in the city of Mumbai.

21 May 2017 2:20 AM

Mangrove Cell sits still over complaints

Mangroves in the areas of Manori—Gorai belt are allegedly being destroyed through various means.

14 Apr 2017 1:23 AM

Bird lovers a worried lot as fourth flamingo dies within a month

Out of the three that died in the last 3 weeks, two were targeted with airguns.

28 Jan 2017 3:51 AM

Maharashtra, Gujarat team to conduct flamingo study

Mangrove cell and researchers from Gujarat to work together.

03 Dec 2016 6:13 AM

People make a beeline to watch flying visitors

These birds usually breed in Kutch and when the chicks are laid, the older flamingos come to Mumbai in search of food.

02 Dec 2016 3:55 AM