The Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Cell is planning to install a bio-fence to protect the mangroves at Versova, Andheri West
Bio-fence is a natural fence built from shrubs or plants, like cactus or bougainvilla, which act as a natural barrier.
Mangrove isle arial view of a farm at kayamkulam after eight years . Embankment protection of fish ponds with bio fencing. true application of mangroves with benefit to farmer and ecology.
Looking forward to seeing this bio-fencing!
Interestingly, the aftermath of an FIR registered recently against stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma for allegedly destroying mangroves due to illegal construction near his bungalow in Andheri and other similar incidents, the state governments Mangrove Cell swung into action and came up with a project to construct a fence with Rs 20 crore budget, of which Rs six crore worth plan is approved. (As of 2017)