The mangrove forests in Mumbai's Thane Creek are a resting place for thousands of flamingos for several months of the year. But pollution and illegal deforestation are destroying the trees. Environmental initiatives are trying to protect them.
Mumbai isn't just home to skyscrapers and slums - thanks to its mangrove forests, it also attracts flamingos and rare bird species. But this biodiversity is under threat from pollution and illegal slum encroachments.
Mumbai is one of only a few major conurbations in the world to boast urban flamingos. But a new bridge will cut through their habitat and most likely drive them away.
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