Tree Transplantation in Visakhapatnam

Urban areas are seeing large scale deforestation, removing the purifiers of polluted city air and destroying the homes of flora and fauna. Over the last 30 years, forests nearly two-thirds the size of Haryana have been lost to encroachments (15,000 sq km) and 23,716 industrial projects (14,000 sq km), according to government data (2016). Artificial forests cannot be replacements, as the …

Depleting Mangroves of Visakhapatnam

Mangroves in Visakhapatnam

Mangroves deforestation in Visakhapatnam Frequent cyclones and devastative beach erosion in the city points out clearly the absence of the city barrier i.e. Visakhapatnam mangroves which once protected the city from these catastrophes. These Mangroves plantation was once found in abundance near the Naval Dockyard extending up to Meghadrigedda reservoir on the rear-side of the airport. According to a media …