Dhamara Forest

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 Location  Ecosystem Type    Conservation Type    Area(hectare)  Legal status 
 Bhadrak, Odisha  Marine and Creek  Ecosystem Conservation  291.37 Not Available

This case study was part of the Directory on Community Conserved Areas in Odisha and Madhya Pradesh (2012) prepared by Foundation for Ecological Security et al. To download the case study click here.

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Dhamra Port: Corporate environmental responsibility

The web page of the 'Dhamra Port Project: Promoting corporate environmental responsibility in India', undertaken by IUCN.

Conservationists divided over Dhamra port

Article in the magazine Down to Earth about how members of the World Conservation Union (iucn) are sharply divided over the eco-friendliness of the port at the mouth of river Dhamra in Orissas Bhadrak district.

Adani Ports expands Dhamra Port capacity to 100 million tonne

News article about the Phase II expansion of Odisha's Dhamra Port, increasing its cargo handling capacity from 25 million tonne per annum (mpta) to over 100 mtpa.

Environmental Impacts of Ports

A presentation by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on the Dhamra Port project.

Influence of Water quality on the biodiversity of phytoplankton in Dhamra River Estuary of Odisha Coast, Bay of Bengal

A study in which the diversity of phytoplankton population and other factors that control their growth and biodiversity in the Dhamra estuarine ecosystem were investigated.

Impact of water quality on phytoplankton community and biomass in Dhamara estuary east coast of India

A study conducted in the Dhamara estuary about the impact of water quality on phytoplankton, which have an impact on the availability of organic matter and control the energy flow in food web dynamics.

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