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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.

World's first glow-in-the-dark frog discovered in Argentina (March Week #3(2017))
World's first glow-in-the-dark frog discovered in Argentina [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89530]Scientists have discovered the world's first fluorescent frog in Argentina that sports a muted palette of greens, yellows and reds under normal light, but gives off a bright blue and green glow in the dark. The ability to absorb light at short wavelengths and re-emit it at longer wavelengths is called fluorescence, and is rare in terrestrial animals.

Artificial nests to help sparrows ‘grow’ in Maharashtra (March Week #3(2017))
Artificial nests to help sparrows ‘grow’ in Maharashtra [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89521]The state forest department has roped in builders in its initiative to repopulate sparrows in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and even Alibaug by setting up artificial nests. A breeding programme that will help increase sparrows in urban pockets was recently kicked off to boost the bird species that appears to have declined in numbers. Forest officials have cited urbanisation and unavailability of appropriate nesting sites as reasons for the sparrows’ decline.

Air pollution kills but Anil Dave loves living in denial, jeopardising our lives (March Week #3(2017))
Air pollution kills but Anil Dave loves living in denial, jeopardising our lives [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89657]Union environment minister Anil Dave is a brave man. At a time when people are becoming increasingly cautious about air pollution and the harmful effect it has on our health, and several studies are warning of the same, Mr Dave told the Lok Sabha this week that there is not enough “evidence” in India to establish a direct correlation between diseases and air pollution. 

Citizens march to draw attention to Mumbai’s polluted rivers (Issue of the week, March Week #1(2017))
Citizens march to draw attention to Mumbai’s polluted rivers [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89336]Dedicating their Sunday to the cause of Mumbai’s lost rivers, hundreds of citizens walked along the Poisar river to draw attention to water pollution which has turned it into a sewer.



Citizens march to draw attention to Mumbai’s polluted rivers [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=89336]Dedicating their Sunday to the cause of Mumbai’s lost rivers, hundreds of citizens walked along the Poisar river to draw attention to water pollution which has turned it into a sewer.The river march was spearheaded by Rajendra Singh, known as ‘the Waterman of India’. He was joined by Mumbai North MP Gopal Shetty, Charkop MLA Yogesh Sagar, corporators, citizens and students. The campaign, River March, is a movement by a group of residents who seek to rejuvenate rivers by trying to free them up from encroachments and inflow of untreated sewage. Walks were conducted simultaneously along the Mithi and Oshiwara rivers, which are also polluted by sewage and garbage.

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