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For a safe flight: India to get maps for migratory birds’ routes (April Week #1 (2017))
For a safe flight: India to get maps for migratory birds’ routes [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89953]In a bid to protect migratory birds from getting hurt from electricity transmission lines or wind mills, the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) will create satellite (global information system – GIS) based maps of migratory routes across the country by next year. 

336 tonnes of hazardous waste at Bhopal gas tragedy site: government (April Week #1 (2017))
336 tonnes of hazardous waste at Bhopal gas tragedy site: government [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89957] New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) Around 336 tonnes of hazardous waste is lying in the premises of Union Carbide India Limited, site of the infamous 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, the government today said.Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave in a written reply in the Lok Sabha said that the government has neither sought any allocation of funds from department of expenditure nor any allocation has been made for disposal of toxic waste.

Tough targets hinder e-waste rule rollout (April Week #1 (2017))
Tough targets hinder e-waste rule rollout [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89911]NEW DELHI: The implementation of the e-waste rules 2016, which are to come into force this May, may now be delayed with industry associations of electrical and electronic equipment demanding a relaxation in targets of e-waste collection for recycling as specified in the rules.

IIT Roorkee to raise Rs 50 lakh for bio-toilets for clean Ganga Campaign (April Week #1 (2017))
IIT Roorkee to raise Rs 50 lakh for bio-toilets for clean Ganga Campaign [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89909]Water pollution is a major problem and to deal with it students of IIT-Roorkee is all to raise INR 50 lakh through crowdfunding. This money will be used for building bio-toilets on the Ghats of river Ganga and to design drones which will monitor the cleanliness of the river as their contribution in the 'clean Ganga Campaign.' The campaign is named as 'Aviral Ganga' and aims at protecting the sacred river which is being polluted at an alarming rate despite all the efforts of the Center.

Week-long wildlife Census begins in Raj, focus on Great Indian Bustard (March Week #4 (2017))
Week-long wildlife Census begins in Raj, focus on Great Indian Bustard [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89719]JAISALMER: The Census on Schedule I species, including Godawan (Great Indian Bustard), began on Sunday at the Desert National Park (DNP) and other areas of Barmer, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

Smog-hit Beijing plans 'green necklace' to block pollution (March Week #4 (2017))
Smog-hit Beijing plans 'green necklace' to block pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89793]Beijing and the surrounding province of Hebei will plant trees, establish green belts and make use of rivers and wetlands to create a "green necklace" to protect China's smog-hit capital from pollution, the Hebei government said on Thursday.

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