“Mangroves preserved”

On reading the item "Mangroves preserved” (Events and Personalities, Parsiana, March 21-April 6, 2023), and encouraged by the comments of reader Vistasp Hodiwala ("Missing letters,” Readers’ Forum) in the same issue, I would like to add a few facts about the contribution of the Godrej group towards the conservation of the "lungs” of Bombay city. In 1985, the government wanted to take over the mangrove area of Vikhroli for the construction of a new railway station and to set up a colony for slum dwellers. The eminent conservationist Sohrabji Godrej set up a committee of scientists to look into the......

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Cannot view the picture of Prof. Faredoon Bharucha as mentioned in the article. Will the e-copies of this magazine have restricted viewing?
- Arnavaz P Jal
- 20-May-2023


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