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Noise troubles? Seek money from govt: HC (September Week #2 (2016))
Noise troubles? Seek money from govt: HC [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84450]

Citizens can claim compensation from the state if their complaints about noise pollution have gone unheard, the Bombay High Court (HC) said .




Panel meets after 4 years, no major steps taken yet to protect wetlands (Issue of the week, September Week #1(2016))
Panel meets after 4 years, no major steps taken yet to protect wetlands [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84099]

NEW DELHI: The Central Wetland Regulatory Authority(CWRA), the apex body overseeing conservation of wetlands met recently after a gap of four years. The meeting was organized for the first time after 2012, only after the National Green Tribunaldirected
the CWRA meet regularly and notify wetlands at the earliest so that their conservation can be facilitated. Interestingly, even in their fourth meeting the CWRA didn't notify any wetlands because the proposals sent by the states lack in information.

E-waste in India: Attero develops ‘cheap metal eco-friendly metal extraction tech (September Week #1(2016))
 E-waste in India: Attero develops ‘cheap metal eco-friendly metal extraction tech [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84100]

Attero, which is India’s leading e-waste recycler and metal extraction company, has developed a low-cost metal extraction technology for e-waste. With an integrated recycling and refurbishing facility and proprietary metallurgical processes (patent pending),
company officials informed that their unique metal extraction technology for e-waste extracts pure precious and semi-precious metals as a substitute for metals from virgin mines.

Plants talk to other species: Study (September Week #1(2016))
5. Plants talk to other species: Study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84064]

BENGALURU: Prof Renee M Borges was always fascinated about plants and their ability to communicate with other life forms. The focus of her studies at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, has been how plants and animals communicate.

She has now deduced that plants are equally adept in the art of signalling and communication as in the animal world.

Plants likely to turn less thirsty as climate warms, says study (September Week #1(2016))
Plants likely to turn less thirsty as climate warms, says study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84077]

A warming planet might not dry out Earth as much as previously believed, because plants will become less thirsty as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rises, researchers have said.

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway (September Week #1(2016))
Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84014]

The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm
on Friday.




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