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Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study (September Week #3(2016))
Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84841]

NEW DELHI: A large study of household dust in the US has found that it contains several classes of poisonous chemicals that are shedding off everyday use products. The study, led by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George
Washington University found that DEHP, a chemical belonging to a hazardous class called phthalates, was number one on that list. The study has been published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology on Wednesday.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




Govt plans to set up observatories to study impact of climate change (September Week #3(2016)) Govt plans to set up observatories to study impact of climate change [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84779]
100 ducks on the prowl for ‘blind mosquitoes’ on Koratturlake (September Week #3(2016))
100 ducks on the prowl for ‘blind mosquitoes’ on Koratturlake [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84649]

With residents of Ambattur complaining about the nuisance created by Chironomus insects, 100 ducks were released into the Korattur lake in an attempt to control the breeding of these aquatic midges, which are also known as ‘blind mosquitoes’

Indian researchers develop method to recycle fish-bio waste into green energy (September Week #3(2016))
Indian researchers develop method to recycle fish-bio waste into green energy [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84847]

Researchers have found out that eating fish has its benefits, and it can help reduce the risk of diseases ranging from childhood asthma to prostate cancer. Recent research by a team of researchers at Jadavpur University have found out that the scales of
fish are no longer a waste. It has the potential of becoming an instant source of green energy in future. Scientists have developed a biodegradable energy harvester from raw fish scales that could replace a pacemaker device from the heart in future.

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