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Poultry litter generates toxic biocycle in fish tanks (Issue of the week, July Week #5 (2016))
Poultry litter generates toxic biocycle in fish tanks [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83332]

Highly putrefied poultry litter being used as feed in fish tanks in Andhra Pradesh is generating a toxic biocycle.




The litter, when added to fish tanks, contaminates the water and increases the fluctuation of biological oxygen demand (BOD). It also accentuates the ectoparasite problem, leading to ulcers in fish. To control the parasite, fish farmers use highly toxic
pesticides which penetrate into the biocycle posing a serious health hazard to the end consumer.

'Implement Forest Rights Act 2006 in Himachal' (July Week #5 (2016))
'Implement Forest Rights Act 2006 in Himachal' [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83349]

Successive governments in Himachal Pradesh have failed to notify and implement the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006 and have allowed the rights of forest dwellers to get eroded, rights campaigner Rajeshwar Negi has said.

Flood triggers animal migration from Kaziranga National Park (July Week #5 (2016))
Flood triggers animal migration from Kaziranga National Park [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83306]

GUWAHATI: Animals from theKaziranga National Park+ , a World Heritage Site about 250 km from here, have started coming out in herds in search of elevated grounds as large swathe of the protected area has been inundated by the rising water of Brahmaputra.




Elephant warning system in place (July Week #5 (2016))
Elephant warning system in place [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83202]

KOZHIKODE: The early warning system implemented by the forest department to reduce man-animal conflict along the fringes of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) would be launched on Monday.

260 ‘clean’ units do not need green nod under new grouping (July Week #5 (2016))
260 ‘clean’ units do not need green nod under new grouping [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83353]

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) reclassified industries on the basis of their environment impact on Monday, relieving 260 industries from the requirement of green clearances.

Taloja plant blamed for Kasadi pollution (July Week #5 (2016))
Taloja plant blamed for Kasadi pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83328]

With pollution in the Kasadi River having allegedly reached hazardous levels due to discharge of industrial effluents from Taloja’s MIDC industrial complex, the fishing community and activists are blaming the CETP plant for this situation. Moreover, it
has been more than a month since a showcause notice was issue and action is yet to be taken against the CETP plant.

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