Tag: Saving Mangroves

Mangroves
Mangroves, Odisha's Shield Against Nature's Fury Now At The Mercy Of Prawn Mafia

Cyclone Yaas that barreled through coastal Odisha with hostile winds and torrential downpour could have unleashed a destruction of unimaginable proportions if not for the hundreds of mile-long luxuriant mangrove canopy that etches along the State's coastline as a protective barrier against nature's fury

Mangroves
Column: Saving Mangroves

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s mangrove forests are facing a threat like most of its other natural resources. There are disturbing reports about mangroves in Bhitarkanika, one of their best known habitats, being cleared to facilitate illegal prawn culture and construction activities. Nurtured by brackish water, mangroves are a unique plant species found in the […]