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Birders Catch Rare ‘Eurasian Hobby’ at Okhla Bird Sanctuary (October Week #3 (2016))
Birders Catch Rare ‘Eurasian Hobby’ at Okhla Bird Sanctuary [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85888]NOIDA: There's a nip in the air and to celebrate the onset of autumn, members of Delhi Bird Photographers Group, visited the Okhla bird sanctuary early Sunday morning to spot and shoot resident and visiting birds in the sanctuary.

Now, Bopal municipality too wants to dump garbage at Pirana (October Week #3 (2016))
Now, Bopal municipality too wants to dump garbage at Pirana [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85744]AHMEDABAD: Municipalities around the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation are facing a shortage of landfill sites and places to dump their garbage. In absence of such sites, the municipalities are dumping their waste on roadside or at sites close to residential areas

Solar power to make Noida Metro India’s greenest (Issue of the week, October Week #2 (2016))
Solar power to make Noida Metro India’s greenest [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85650] NOIDA: The 29.7km Noida Metro corridor will be India's greenest when it becomes operational a little over a year from now with a capacity to generate enough solar power to run not only all 21 stations but also its offices and train depot.The practices being followed are similar to those Delhi Metro is employing in Phase-3 and some of its existing stations, but Noida Metro will stand out as India's most environment-friendly Metro project because the entire corridor will homogenously use solar power, right from its head office to parking lots and footbridges.

Nagaland, Manipur cheer as migratory Amur falcons arrive in thousands (October Week #2 (2016))
Nagaland, Manipur cheer as migratory Amur falcons arrive in thousands [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85689]Thousands of Amur falcons, small birds of prey that undertake one of the longest migrations, started arriving on October 7 in Wokha district in Nagaland and Tamenglong district of Manipur. The first winged visitors arrived with unerring precision on the same day as last year.Wokha district is a declared second home of the Amur falcons.

India to Eliminate Super Greenhouse Gas HFC-23 (October Week #2 (2016))
India to Eliminate Super Greenhouse Gas HFC-23 [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85697]Kigali: India on Sunday announced that it will eliminate the HFC-23 gas and directed all five plants in the country that produce it as a by-product to "destroy" the super greenhouse gas with high global warming potential."The government, hereby directs that...All HCFC-22 plants to destroy HFC-23 produced as a by-product of HCFC-22 production through incineration using an efficient and proven technology such as thermal oxidation," says the order signed by Manoj Kumar Singh, joint secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).

Government orders companies to “urgently and immediately” destroy HFC-23 (October Week #2 (2016))
Government orders companies to “urgently and immediately” destroy HFC-23 [Government orders companies to “urgently and immediately” destroy HFC-23 ]NEW DELHI: In a move signalling India’s commitment to taking steps to reduce the presence of heat-trapping refrigerant gases, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the atmosphere that are contributing to global warming, the government has ordered companies to “urgently and immediately” destroy HFC-23, which has a heat trapping capacity that is 14800 times that of carbon dioxide and has an atmospheric life of 222 years. 

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