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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.

Forest tales: Missing tigers and low tech support hamper conservation (March Week #4 (2017))
Forest tales: Missing tigers and low tech support hamper conservation [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89794]The Royal Bengal is the most protected animal in India and its population is booming, but missing tigers are the weakest link in the conservation success story.There’s hardly any mechanism to monitor tigers that have strayed out of their designated habitat. The flaw keeps drifters out of the loop and the forest officials have no clue about them.

Delhi pollution control body to give licence for e-waste handling factories (March Week #4 (2017))
Delhi pollution control body to give licence for e-waste handling factories [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89795]Authorised e-waste dismantling units could soon be coming up in Delhi with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee planning to issue licence to proper handling units.Units, in which electronic waste such as televisions, mobiles, computers and laptop are disassembled before they go to recycling factories, form an important link in the chain in which such waste could be disposed off in an eco-friendly manner.

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