The indigenous fishermen along Mumbai's coastline have recognized the need to protect the mangroves. They're removing garbage from the water and seeking to keep out poachers and tree hackers in order to restore this important ecosystem.
Recent building collapses are a sign of how worn out and vulnerable the physical infrastructure in India's financial capital has become. Poor safety standards and planning, as well as overpopulation, are to blame.
Young people in Mumbai are taking action to protect the city's vanishing mangrove forests. The trees, a vital flood defense, help protect millions of vulnerable people on India's coast from rising sea levels.
Mumbai's beaches are covered in trash. While most people just complain, one man has set out to change that - and kicked off the largest beach clean-up project in the world.
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