Oil spill off Mumbai coast: tangible damage to mangroves

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To assess the damage caused by the oil spill across Mumbai coast, two teams of scientists from the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) will start a two-year long systematic scientific assessment on August 17th.

Following the August 7th spill, oil was found accumulating in mangroves at Navi Mumbai, Uran and Alibaug. Tar balls were also found on-shore in Sasvane, Kihim, Revas and Mandava along the Raigad coastline, Uran, Vashi and in pockets of Colaba…

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