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South Africa’s Kruger national park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought (Issue of the week, September Week #3(2016))
South Africa’s Kruger national park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84859]

Rangers in South Africa’s biggest wildlife park are killing about 350 hippos and buffalos in an attempt to relieve the impact of a severe drought.

The national parks service says the numbers of hippos and buffalos in Kruger National Park, about 7,500 and 47,000 respectively, are at their highest level ever




Bihar intended to cull nilgai and wild boar as vermin for five years: RTI (September Week #3(2016))
Bihar intended to cull nilgai and wild boar as vermin for five years: RTI [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84638]

Over a month ago, Maneka Gandhi had expressed anger for the Environment Ministry’s move of declaring some wild animals as a vermin in a few states for a period of one year. While in Bihar, two wild animals – blue bull (nilgai) and wild boar – have been
declared as vermin for one year till December 2016, a copy of the Bihar’s proposal to the Ministry accessed under Right To Information (RTI) Act, shows that the state intended to continue culling nilgai and wild boar for a period of five years in 31 districts.




BADARPUR PLANT'S EFFECT ON AIR POLLUTION AND WHY IT NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN (September Week #3(2016))
BADARPUR PLANT'S EFFECT ON AIR POLLUTION AND WHY IT NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84667]

A two-year old study released in 2015 by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), (a well-respected non-profit public interest research and advocacy organization in New Delhi) concluded that NTPC, India's largest power producing Coal Company was way
below the prevailing standards across various parameters. The study, which analyzed 47 plants over 16 states, established the Badarpur plant as the country's most polluting power plant.




Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study (September Week #3(2016))
Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84841]

NEW DELHI: A large study of household dust in the US has found that it contains several classes of poisonous chemicals that are shedding off everyday use products. The study, led by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George
Washington University found that DEHP, a chemical belonging to a hazardous class called phthalates, was number one on that list. The study has been published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology on Wednesday.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




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