Living Planet: Saving Mumbai′s last green spaces | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 23.01.2020

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Environment

Living Planet: Saving Mumbai's last green spaces

In India, the development versus environment conflict is in full swing: One of the battlegrounds has been the Aarey forest in Mumbai. It's one of the city's last green spaces. Last fall, trees were cut down to build a storage shed for a new metro line. That in turn sparked protests. Construction was halted in the end, but the conflict persists: How do you save the last green spaces in cities?