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The NGT bans construction activities near Mangalavanam bird sanctuary in Kerala, India

By: author Date: 2019-02-05

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned all construction activities in areas near Mangalavanam, a bird sanctuary popularly known as the ‘green lung of Kochi’. The NGT recognized that the area is protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 as well as Environmental Protection Act, 1986.”

For more information: Ban on construction activities near Mangalavanam, The Hindu, Feb 04, 2019.