Translocation and rehabilitation of true corals from the demarcated route, proposed for laying oil pipeline by IOCL at Narara, Gujarat – Marine National Park, Gujarat State Forest Dept


SKOCH Award Nominee

Category: Forest and Environment – State Department
Sub-Category: Environment
Project: Translocation and rehabilitation of true corals from the demarcated route, proposed for laying oil pipeline by IOCL at Narara, Gujarat
Start Date: 2021-07-15
Organisation: Marine National Park, Gujarat State Forest Dept
Respondent: Mr R Senthil Kumaran, Deputy Conservator of Forests
https://mnpcs.gov.in/


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Mr R Senthil Kumaran, Deputy Conservator of Forests at mnpforest@gmail.com


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47 Comments

  1. This is another sincere effort by MNP, Gujarat Forest department for the conservation of the highly threatened corals and coral reefs. Largest in India and probably in the world as well. Kudos to the Forest Department.

  2. This project is definitely going to restore our coral life in our oceans which will be very helpful to conserve our Marine ecosystem.

  3. Great initiative of MNP, Gujarat for restoration of marine life from restoration of coral reef which provides shelter and food to numerous marine organisms after successful restoration of mangroves in coastal area of Gulf of Kutch. I remember before 20 year, almost no mangroves weer in Gomati cewek, Dwarka but now plenty of mangroves.
    Now focus on restoration of corals.
    All the best MNP for good deed.

  4. surprising facts about coral reefs
    A quarter of all marine species live on coral reefs. …
    Corals are animals, not plants. …
    Half a billion people rely on coral reefs for food. …
    Coral reefs need sunlight to grow… …
    They act as a barrier during storms. …
    Coral reefs clean the water they’re in.

  5. This project is definitely going to restore our coral life in. The Marine National Park &Sanctuary authority has been taken number of intervention for the conservation of kutch coral reefs. Coral transplantation is the technique used for restoring the damaged coral reef area by taking small coral fragments from donor coral reef areas and implementing them at the damaged best coral reefs.

  6. A great initiative for protection and conservation of corals conceptualized by MNP and implemented by Indian Oil Corporation Limited under the guidance of ZSI and MNP.

    1. Great job by Indian Oil Corporation under guidance of Forest Department in protection of Environment by translocation and Rehabilation of corals at Narara, Vadinar(Gujarat).

  7. One of the most prestigious project at Narara bet, taken up by Indian Oil Corporation with expert agency Zoological survey of India under recommendation and guidance of Forest department Jamnagar …Thanks to Shri Senthil Kumaran DCF Jamnagar and senior scientist Sh. Satyanarayana Chowdula of Zoological survey of India.

  8. Excellent initiative and great commitment shown by Indian Oil Corporation for protection of environment by protecting and translocating corals.

  9. Excellent initiative and great commitment shown by Indian Oil Corporation for protection of environment by protecting and translocating corals.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  10. Humongous effort on the part of IOCL in carrying out coral translocation from to be affected area to safe location. This job executed by IOCL in collaboration with ZSI and able guidance of Forest Dept, Jamnagar. One of its kind effort in such a huge scale.

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