North Goa District
Uday Mandrekar (40) is a popular boatman on the Chorao island of Goa. He is known for his formidable knowledge on birds in the area so much so that he is often referred to as the bird man of Chorao. He is a private boatman and a tourist guide who can take you deep into the mangroves and waterways of the island.
“The recent scare due to the detection of formalin-laced fish across Goa, Kerala, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Meghalaya points to a link between water quality and food safety. Fish traders find it cost-effective to use formalin, a carcinogen, instead of ice to prevent the decomposition of fish during transportation to distant markets.
Located just 5 km away from the capital city of Panaji, Chorao island, along the Mandovi river, is one of the largest islands in Goa. The island has a unique ecosystem that is different from the other sanctuaries in the state.
After becoming a human entity, Ganga river receives first legal notice
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Goa youth convention on environment and development, Centre for Environment Education, July 19 – 20, 2011, Goaposted 10 years ago
Organizer: Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Goa
Venue: Goa International Centre in Dona Paula, Goa
The event will be organised by the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Goa, in association with the Goa Golden Jubilee Development Council and supported by the Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Govt. of Goa and the Goa International Centre, Dona Paula.
The various initiatives taken up include watershed development work with the local community, repairing traditional water structures such as bandharas, installing water meters, automating saline water pump, harvesting rain water from the coke shed roof, waste water recycling and more.
This papers models the saline water intrusion in the Bardez taluk of Goa.
The study is replete with hydrogeological maps and data. These include topographic contours, soil, landuse, rainfall, geology, location of observation wells etc.