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How corals off Mumbai’s coast will be moved.

  Nov 09, 2020

How corals off Mumbai’s coast will be moved.

Q. Why is this in news ?

A.  On (October 29), the Mumbai civic body received the green signal from the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife), Nagpur, for translocating the corals off the coast of Mumbai for the Rs 12,700-crore Mumbai Coastal Road Project.

Q. What are corals?

Q. Where are these corals in Mumbai?

Q. How are corals translocated?

Q. How fast do corals grow?

Q. What is the survival rate of translocated corals?

Q. Why are coral reefs important?

Q. What poses a threat to coral reefs?