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Sashastra Seema Bal seizes illegal wildlife products, arrests two (June Week #2 (2017))
Sashastra Seema Bal seizes illegal wildlife products, arrests two [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91471]The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Sunday said they have seized from West Bengal’s Alipurduar district a consignment of wildlife products worth Rs 3.51 crore which were to be smuggled from to China through Bhutan. Personnel of the paramilitary force’s 53 Battalion also arrested two traffickers, identified as Dhiren Barman and Dhalu Barman, on Saturday afternoon on a tip-off, an SSB official said.

Hoteliers to avoid using plastic straws (June Week #2 (2017))
Hoteliers to avoid using plastic straws [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91509]KOCHI: Hoteliers in the state have come up with green initiatives on Environment Day by avoiding the use of plastic straws in their hotels. The move by the Association of Approved and Classified Hotels of Kerala (AACHK) aims to raise awareness about pollution caused by the 500 million plastic straws that are discarded every day in India.

Plastic is there to stay, onus is on us to change our lifestytes and protect the environment (June Week #2 (2017))
 Plastic is there to stay, onus is on us to change our lifestytes and protect the environment [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91494]there is no magical place called ‘away’ which the plastic goes to after we throw it. It continues to exist on the planet and will sooner or later re-enter our lives. Bestowing epithets and giving tags to places seldom helps. Protected Areas are not as safe as we have made ourselves believe. If anything will make a difference — in today’s world — it is our lifestyles

Goa Inc doing its bit for a greener State (June Week #2 (2017))
Goa Inc doing its bit for a greener State [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91434]Chairman of Green Triangle Society, Manguirish Pai Raiker is of the opinion that, “protecting our environment is a responsibility of every individual. We owe it to the next generation to protect it and pass it onto them as we have received from our ancestors. In an increasingly environment conscious world, business owners have an ethical and moral obligation to protect the environment.

ITC Kakatiya observes World Environment Day (June Week #2 (2017))
ITC Kakatiya observes World Environment Day [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91490]The staff members of ITC Kakatiya staged a skit at its premises on Monday. The play highlighted the importance and the increasing need to protect the environment. And focused on how due to high consumption of fossil fuel the planet is becoming decadent.

Time to ditch the polar bears? Climate change looks for a new image (Issue of the week, May Week #5 (2017))
Time to ditch the polar bears? Climate change looks for a new image [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91129]LONDON: What does climate change look like? For many people, the first - or perhaps only - image that comes to mind is of smokestacks, or polar bears perched on ice floes."If you go to Google and click on climate change images, you have to go a long way before you hit many images of people," says Adam Corner, research director at Climate Outreach, an Oxford-based thinktank that aims to boost public engagement on climate change

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