International Day for the Conservation of Mangroves - Competition

Schools and colleges were encouraged to nominate their creative and talented students to participate in photography, slogan, poetry and poster making contests on the eve of the International Day for Conservation of Mangroves.

A total of 162 students from 21 schools and colleges participated in these contests. The contests were organised by United Way Mumbai under their Mission Mangroves initiative, in partnership with INaturewatch Foundation, Godrej and Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. and NGO, Vanashakti, with support from the Mangrove Foundation. The winners were felicitated on 26th July, at a ceremony presided by the Hon. Sri. Sandip Naik, MLA, Airoli and Sri N. Vasudevan, IFS, Mangrove Foundation.