Save Aarey: Activists gather proof of wildlife at Mumbai Metro III site


By Ranjeet Jadhav

The environmental dispute over the proposed Metro car shed in Aarey Colony rages on between activists and the Metro authorities, which had claimed in an official report that there was “no wildlife” at the site.

To contest this claim and prove that wildlife does indeed exist and thrive there, activists are now gathering data and photographic evidence of species – some rare, others more common – that have been spotted in the vicinity. mid-day presents a few pictures of wildlife at Aarey that have been taken by citizens and experts, and which will now be used to file a public interest litigation against the Metro project. More info