30 Nov '17, 3pm

Monitoring Mumbai's Mangroves

View Image Comparison View Both Images Many of the rivers, creeks, and other waterways that run through Mumbai are flanked by green. These areas are havens for mangroves — short, shrubby trees with waxy leaves and tangles of finger-like roots that rise out of the swampy, sandy areas. In this booming city, India’s largest, mangrove forests have historically been overlooked. Large tracts of them were removed as part of land reclamation projects , and many of the mangroves that remain have become dumping grounds for garbage and targets for developers and squatters. These days, Indian authorities are trying to change that. As the key role that mangroves play in flood control, water quality, and wildlife habitat has become more widely appreciated, Mumbai has been the focus of new efforts to clean up mangrove areas , fence them off , and more aggressively monitor and protect the...

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