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Carbon feedback from forest soils will accelerate global warming, 26-year study projects (October Week #3 (2017))
Carbon feedback from forest soils will accelerate global warming, 26-year study projects [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92772]After 26 years, the world's longest-running experiment to discover how warming temperatures affect forest soils has revealed a surprising, cyclical response: soil warming stimulates periods of abundant carbon release from the soil to the atmosphere alternating with periods of no detectable loss in soil carbon stores.

Denotifying sanctuaries not the way forward (October Week #3 (2017))
Denotifying sanctuaries not the way forward [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92777]The recent utterances of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao about denotifying sanctuaries if needed for development are worrisome for more reasons than one. It is understandable that development projects are needed but there should be a fine balance between sustaining nature and development projects.

‘Wildlife week’ celebrated across Nagaland (October Week #3 (2017))
 [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92766]Wildlife week was celebrated by Nagaland Zoological Park (NZP) Rangapahar, Forestry Graduates Association of Nagaland (FGAN) and Kiphire wildlife division in respective areas.NZP: Nagaland Zoological Park, Rangapahar celebrated the occasion on October 7 at the zoo premises under the theme, “listening to the young voices”.

Come Deepavali, It’s the Explosion of Hot Air Around Pollution That Hurts Us More (Issue of the week, October Week #2 (2017))
Come Deepavali, It’s the Explosion of Hot Air Around Pollution That Hurts Us More [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92692]The monsoon season is making its way out across the Indian sub-continent. The fields are green and lush, the dust has settled, the air is clean (somewhat) at the end of the wet season.Collectively, we have a short-term memory; we forget that less than a year ago we were tying ourselves in knots rueing the high levels of air pollution, counting the toll from asthma related cases, exchanging notes on the best indoor and outdoor filters, the most effective face-masks, the lack of policy, toothless government agencies, figuring out strategies to escapeliving in Delhi for want of a healthier life.

Wetlands issue deserves very serious attention: Supreme Court to Centre (October Week #2 (2017))
Wetlands issue deserves very serious attention: Supreme Court to Centre [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92674]NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the disappearance of wetlands in the country and told the government that this was an important issue which deserved very serious attention.A wetland is a marshy land area like swamps or mangroves that has water either permanently or seasonally and which could also have a distinct ecosystem.

India’s renewable energy capacity to double by 2022, report says (October Week #2 (2017))
India’s renewable energy capacity to double by 2022, report says [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92675] India’s renewable energy capacity will more than double by 2022, which would be enough to overtake renewable expansion in the European Union for the first time, International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report.

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