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AfDB meet: Following Chinese, western “land grab” in Africa, Indian corporates seek economic space in continent

Rajiv Shah, Counterview, May 23 2017 Link to news article While there isn’t anything extraordinary for the African Development Bank...
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Govt trying to sidestep rule on cleaner emissions for Koradi plant

Times News Network, May 22 2017 Link to news article Despite the alarming pollution around Koradi Thermal Power Station(KTPS), the...
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Vadodara team to probe Koradi pollution, 5 MPCB officials shifted

Manka Behl, Times News Network, May 19 2017 Link to news article A special team from the west zone office of...
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‘Shivaji memorial threat to marine life’

Sonam Saigal, The Hindu May 18 2017 Link to news article Different types of corals found at Chhatyrapati Maharaja Memorial Site. Photo...
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74 cases of mangrove destruction on Mumbai’s private land in 4 months

Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times May 16 2017 Link to news article A preliminary report on mangrove destruction on private land revealed a...
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More than 1,000 illegal structures on mangrove area in Mumbai razed

Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times May 16 2017 Link to news article A massive operation is underway to remove encroachments from...
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Forest at Matheran foothills opened for recreation

Alok Deshpande, The Hindu May 12 2017 Link to news article Urban planners, research institutes question institutional zone in eco-sensitive...
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GREENS DRAW THE LINE AT DEFICIENT MAPS

Makarand Gadgil, Mumbai Mirror May 7 2017 Link to news article Environmentalists say maps of the city’s coastline without the...
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Activists fume over debris dumping on Oshiwara mangroves, blame govt

Vijay V Singh, Times News Network Apr 29 2017 Link to news article Activists are fuming as trucks are dumping debris...
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Tungareshwar forest on city’s edge has only 5 leopards

Rizwan Mithawala, Times News Network Apr 25 2017 Link to news article Devotional chants blaring from loudspeakers reverberate acr-oss the Tungareshwarlandscape...
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Koradi power plant clarification reveals SO2 levels

Manka Behl, Times News Network Apr 22 2017 Link to news article NAGPUR: The sulphur dioxide (SO2) levels of the three...
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Neutral agency, not MPCB, should probe KTPS issue

Ashish Roy & Manka Behl, Times News Network Apr 20 2017 Link to news article How can the agency which...
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Are Koradi units that PM to open flouting green norms?

Nagpur Today, Apr 4 2017 Link to news article At a time when concerns are raised over the environment hazard...
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ENVIRONMENTALISTS RAISE CONCERN AS MCZMA OPENS SENSITIVE COASTLINE AREAS FOR REAL ESTATE

Makarand Gadgil, Mumbai Mirror Apr 9 2017 Link to news article Several plots have been moved from CRZ-I and CRZ-III...
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VASAI RESIDENTS PROTEST AGAINST METROPOLITAN REGION DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY’S DRAFT REGIONAL PLAN

Around 2000 residents of Vasai went on a day-long hunger strike on Monday in protest against the Mumbai Metropolitan Region...
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KAMARAJAR PORT & CHENNAI PORT TRUST SHOULD TAKE ONUS FOR CHENNAI OIL SPILL: BJP

BJP Spokesperson Sanju Verma speaking on THE NEWSHOUR, on Chenai’s toxic oil spill, massive clean-up operation off Kamarajar Port, and...
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CHENNAI OIL SPILL: AS CLEANING PROCEEDS WITHOUT PLAN, CONCERNS RAISED ON REMOVAL OF SHIPS, OPERATIONAL COSTS

The collision of two ships MT BW Maple and MT Kancheepuram on 28 January near the Kamarajar Port in Ennore,...
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How Mumbai Mangroves Save the City everyday

Atula Gupta, India’s Endangered February 2, 2017 Link to the article   The Bombay High Court made a monumental decision...
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Navi Mumbai airport is an environmental disaster

Karishma Ravindran, The Free Press Journal August 10 2016 Link to the news article Mumbai: With 250 hectare of land in prime...
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Mangrove malady: Will INS Hamla sort out its ‘wetland’ woes?

Sonali Telang, The Afternoon July 22 2016 Link to news article   The INS Hamla officials have reportedly cut down...
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Tigers in trouble: Environment ministry panel clears Ken-Betwa river-linking project

Mayank Aggarwal, Mint, May 26 2017 Link to news article A tigress at the Panna National Park. Environmentalists say the...
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Environment ministry planning to ease coastal regulation norms

Mayank Aggarwal, Mint, May 26 2017 Link to news article Environmentalists say the coastal development norms under the draft Marine...
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Ken-Betwa interlinking gets forest clearance

Nitin Sethi, Business Standard, May 26 2017 Link to news article The environment ministry’s Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has recommended the...
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Relaxed norms for real estate and tourism proposed in draft coastal rules

Nikhil Ghanekar, DNA, May 26 2017 Link to news article The new MCRZ notification, which is yet to be finalised,...
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BUILDING PERMIT FOR MANGROVE PLOT EARNS BMC FLAK

Linah Baliga, Mumbai Mirror, May 25, 2017 Link to news article Suburban collector writes to civic body, asking why it...
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Forest officials visit mangroves burning site

Times News Network, May 24 2017 Link to news article A team of state forest officials from the mangroves cell...
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95 OPEN SPACES PENDING ACQUISITION; MUMBAI CHOKES

Linah Baliga, Mumbai Mirror, May 24 2017 Link to news article Pending for 20 years, proposals have been going back...
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Tiger safari in lion land by 2018

Himanshu Kaushik, Times News Network, May 24 2017 Link to news article Tigers, in 1998 reported extinct in Gujarat, will again...
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Environment ministry allows MMRC to cut 1,000 mangrove trees at BKC, Dharavi for Metro 3

Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times, May 24 2017 Link to news article The Union environment ministry on Monday allowed the Mumbai Metro Rail...
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MTHL may be delayed, thanks to 2,300 queries

Shruti Ganapatye, The Asian Age, May 24 2017 Link to news article   The Maharashtra government’s much-delayed project Mumbai Trans...
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Proposal to replace tiger authority on table

Vivek Deshpande, Indian Express, May 23 2017 Link to news article The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is...
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Mumbai civic body gets two more months to pass the Development Plan 2034

Tanushree Venkatraman, Hindustan Times, May 23 2017 Link to news article Despite municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta’s reservations on extending the deadline...
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Koradi Power Plant Scam : Chimneys worth thousands of crores sold in scrap

Nagpur Today, May 23 2017 Link to news article A major scam has been unearthed at Koradi Thermal Power Plant...
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MoEF fails to submit Coastal Zone Management Plan before NGT

Indian Express, May 22 2017 Link to news article The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Ministry of Environment and...
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STOP CONCRETISING RIVERS: CITIZENS

Alka Dhupkar, Mumbai Mirror, May 19 2017 Link to news article BMC defends work, citizens might approach green tribunal. A...
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Mumbai: Forest department fines RE Infra Rs 10 crore dumping of construction waste in mangroves

Sagar Pillai, The Free Press Journal  May 18 2017 Link to news article One of the 32 contractors, RE Infra, blacklisted in...
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India’s Ken-Betwa river-link project opposed by environmentalists

Karen Graham, Digital Journal May 18 2017 In another clash over India’s dwindling water resources, environmental activists have decried the Forest...
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SGNP animal census indicates increase in leopard prey base

Times News Network, May 17 2017 Link to news article MUMBAI: At 6.35pm, a coming of age chital rubs the velvet...
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NGT raps MoEF for delay in Coastal Zone Management Plan

Daily News Analysis, May 16 2017 Link to the news article The National Green Tribunal has lashed out at the...
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District forest dept to undertake study of wildlife after monsoon (Kolhapur)

Times News Network, May 16 2017 Link to news article Kolhapur: The district forest department has decided to initiate a scientific...
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Playground in Mumbai opens to children after 9 years

Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times  May 16 2017 Link to news article The 2,251 sq m playground on the premises of...
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AFTER BUILDERS, MANGROVES UNDER THREAT FROM BMC!

Linah Baliga, Mumbai Mirror May 16 2017 Link to news article Civic body’s draft DP opens up three plots of...
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Estimated cost shoots up, mid-sea Shivaji memorial stares at further delay

Zeeshan Shaikh, Indian Express May 16 2017 Link to news article   The proposed mid-sea memorial to Chhatrapati Shivaji, a warrior...
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Coastal road project: Phase I may worsen traffic woes in Mumbai’s suburbs

Chetna Yerunkar, Hindustan Times May 13 2017 Link to news article The ambitious Rs15,000-crore coastal road project, which will south and north...
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Fishermen, activists question project (coastal road)

The Asian Age, May 13 2017 Link to news article Mumbai: Despite the green signal given by the Centre to the...
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Chandrapur: 62 tigers sighted during annual waterhole census at TATR

Indian Express, May 13 2017 Link to news article May 13 (PTI) As many as 62 tigers were sighted during the...
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150 MANGROVE TREES TO BE HACKED FOR PUMPING STATION

Tanvi Despande, Mumbai Mirror Apr 17 2017 Link to news article New pumping station at Gazder Bandh meant to prevent...
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Mangrove Cell sits still over complaints

The Asian Age, Apr 14 2017 Link to news article Mangroves in the areas of Manori—Gorai belt are allegedly being...
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Illegal sand mining rampant in Panvel creek, say activists

B B Nayak, Times News Network Apr 12 2017 Link to news article NAVI MUMBAI: Illegal sand miners are having a...
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How many mangroves on private land in Mumbai have been hacked in past 12 years?

Badri Chatterjee, Hindustan Times Apr 11 2017 Link to news article In a first, revenue officials are surveying 1,800 hectares of private...
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