Eco-Miracle At Versova
By Michael Ronald, Mar 23, 2018.
Mumbaikars give you hope through their sheer defiance. Mumbai’s famous Versova beach is getting a do-over spearheaded by Mumbai lawyer, Afroz Shah and his squad of determined nature lovers.
The devastation caused to Versova beach by the marauding crowds of daily Mumbaikars has been debilitating to Mother Nature. Strewn with junk, wasted food and trash of every kind, Versova became unsuitable for Olive Ridley sea turtles to lay their eggs.
Under the crusading hand of Afroz Shah, much of Versova beach has been cleaned up by him and his volunteers. Lo and Behold, there is a miracle. For the first time in 20 years, the natural environment of Versova beach was host to the sight of 80 Olive Ridley turtles scurrying towards the shore.
Twitterati of course, hailed the strenuous burden these environment conscious youths have taken upon themselves and delighted in their successful efforts :