Mumbai District

Save Thane Creek
The rich biodiversity of Thane Creek needs to be protected for it supports various flora and fauna with flamingos as its major attraction. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 4 months ago

Thane Creek is an inlet along the shoreline of the Arabian Sea that isolates the city of Mumbai from the Indian mainland. It is Asia's largest creek with a length of 26 km. The creek is lined up with mangroves on both sides and plays host to a lot of species ranging from iconic flamingos to tiny crabs. 

Thane Creek (Source: GIZ)
Mumbai drowns in flood water
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 8 months ago

Destruction of river and mangroves blamed for Mumbai floods

Heavy rains flood Mumbai. (Source: Flickr photos)
Ganapati idol immersion continues despite ban
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 8 months ago

Despite ban, immersion of Ganpati idols made of PoP continue in Bengaluru lakes

Ganesh Visarjan (Source: Wikimedia commons via Chetan Gole)
Flood situation improves in Bihar and West Bengal
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 8 months ago

Bihar floods: Fear of epidemic looms large

Army engaged in rescue operations. (Photo by Pranab Kumar)
Loan waiver alone cannot solve farmers' woes: Experts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 10 months ago

Need to tackle core issues to end farm crisis: Experts

A farmer on his field. (Source: India Water Portal)
Karnataka's drought solution: Dig 1 km deep borewells
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years ago

Ambitious solution to curb Karnataka's drought

A borewell in Chitradurga, Karnataka (Source: IWP flickr photos)
Groundwater extraction rampant in four states
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years ago

Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana vulnerable to severe water scarcity

A well in Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Water in TN's reservoirs dips
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years 1 month ago

Just seven to eight percent water left in TN’s reservoirs

TN farmers in the midst of a crisis. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Can Sewri get back in the pink?
Sewri wetland is known for many winged visitors including flamingos that come for blue green algae annually. It is under threat, thanks to rapid urbanisation. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 4 years 1 month ago

Mangroves form an integral part of the landscape of Mumbai and are essential in maintaining the stability of the coastline.

The pink guests of Sewri. (Source: India Water Portal)