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More mangroves burnt, destroyed for farming; Greens urge state to protect all mangroves

A vast patch of healthy mangroves in Roadpali, Taloja (Navi Mumbai), has been illegally burnt and destroyed by unidentified people to start farming after clearing the wetlands. Environmentalists are seeing a pattern in this type of wetlands destruction, which leads to land grabbing.

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