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Centre clears way for satellite tracking of endangered Pinjore vultures (March Week #4 (2017))
Centre clears way for satellite tracking of endangered Pinjore vultures [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89743]Chandigarh: In a major step forward, the government has eased the restrictions imposed on attaching satellite transmitters onto critically-endangered vultures and other wild species. The Haryana forest department received a letter of intent for allocation of frequency bandwidth for satellite data transmission and has deposited the requisite licence and related fees worth Rs 2,17,500 with the department of telecommunications (DoT), Union ministry of communications and information technology.

Three wild elephants die in Nilgiris forests (March Week #3(2017))
Three wild elephants die in Nilgiris forests [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89538]Three wild elephants died within a span of 24 hours at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve and Gudalur Forest Range on Sunday and Monday

POLLUTION CHECKS START WITH MOST OLD AUTOS, TRUCKS STILL PLYING (March Week #3(2017))
POLLUTION CHECKS START  WITH MOST OLD AUTOS, TRUCKS STILL PLYING http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89660]

Even as pollution checking of vehicles have commenced in Raipur amid absymally low number of pollution checking centres in proportion to the number of vehicles plying on the city's roads across the city, most old vehicles which were supposed to be phased out to check pollution by now aren't seen to have gone off the road.

Rainwater harvesting at 12 PCMC-run schools (March Week #3(2017))
Rainwater harvesting at 12 PCMC-run schools [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89661]PIMPRI CHINCHWAD: A dozen municipal schools in Pimpri Chinchwad will have rainwater harvesting soon, under a pilot project sanctioned by the civic body.The Environment Conservation Association (ECA), with permission from the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, will implement the project using a private company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds.

Delhi air pollution: NGT demands action plan to curb crop stubble burning (March Week #3(2017))
Delhi air pollution: NGT demands action plan to curb crop stubble burning [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89614]The National Green Tribunal (NGT), which has fixed fines for farmers for burning agriculture waste, has asked the Delhi government and the four neighbouring states to inform it about the action plan to prevent pollution from crop burning after the harvesting season.

'Reducing global warming only way to save Great Barrier Reef' (March Week #3(2017))
'Reducing global warming only way to save Great Barrier Reef' [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89623]Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef may be saved only if immediate action is taken to curb global warming, say scientists who are conducting aerial and underwater surveys as an unprecedented mass coral bleaching event unfolds for the second year in a row.

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