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NGT directs Haryana to submit action plan on waste management (January Week #2 (2018))
NGT directs Haryana to submit action plan on waste management [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93259]The National Green Tribunal has directed the Haryana government and civic bodies in Palwal district to submit a time-bound action plan with regard to collection, segregation and disposal of solid waste generated in the city. A bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice UD Salvi directed the Palwal Municipal Council to submit details including quantum of solid waste generated in the area.

Man-animal conflict on the decline in state, reveals RTI (January Week #2 (2018))
Man-animal conflict on the decline in state, reveals RTI [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93258]Nagpur: If one believed that with recent tiger attacks on humans the man-animal conflict has been raging, then it is not completely true. As per official figures, 42 human deaths were reported in the state till December 2017 as compared to 52 in 2016.

Plastindia makes the world’s largest t-shirt out of recycled plastic (January Week #2 (2018))
Plastindia makes the world’s largest t-shirt out of recycled plastic [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93255]To mark the achievement, the Plastindia Foundation team hosted a press conference on 5 January 2017, at the Goregaon Sports Club in Mumbai.Addressing the press conference, Atul Kanuga, chairman of the environment and plastic image committee, Plastindia Foundation, said, “The t-shirt project of the scale is to draw attention to the endless uses of plastic. Upcycling from the waste is the new mantra and we as a plastic industry will play our part."

Territorial Army battalion of ex-Armymen to clean Ganga (January Week #2 (2018))
Territorial Army battalion of ex-Armymen to clean Ganga [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93247]AS PART of its mission to clean the Ganga by 2020, the Central government has sanctioned the raising of a Territorial Army (TA) battalion comprising ex-servicemen of the Army.

UN environmental entities sign pact for climate action (Issue of the week, January Week #1 (2018))
UN environmental entities sign pact for climate action [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93052]NAIROBI: In a major global action against climate change, two UN environmental organisations on Monday signed a pact on increased cooperation and also for mobilisation of private finance and investment for climate action that is crucial for achieving the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement goals.

Global political leadership needs to get tough: UN Environment (January Week #1 (2018))
Global political leadership needs to get tough: UN Environment [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93062 ]The global political leadership and partnerships at all levels need to act in unison. Lifestyle changes, low-carbon tech investments and advocacy are also a step towards making the planet pollution-free, a United Nations Environment report said on Monday.

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