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Heavy air pollution continues to hit Beijing (October Week #1 (2016))
Heavy air pollution continues to hit Beijing [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85477]Heavy air pollution continues to hit Chinese capital Beijing and surrounding areas and will not disperse until Tuesday, authorities said on Monday.The concentration of hazardous fine particulate matter known as PM 2.5 in Beijing was between 100 and 200 micrograms per cubic meter, indicating moderate pollution, the city’s weather bureau said.

Civic body plans to beautify both sides of Nag River (October Week #1 (2016))
Civic body plans to beautify both sides of Nag River [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85482]Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has come up with a plan to beautify and develop the two sides’ frontages of Nag River along with pollution abatement. As a result, the total cost of rejuvenation of the Nag River has increased to Rs2,625.93 crore

15 camera traps to track leopards (October Week #1 (2016))
15 camera traps to track leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85490]Gurgaon: In the wake of reports of leopard sightings in areas close to the Aravalis in Gurgaon, the forest department has installed 15 camera traps to monitor the movement of wild cats.

15 camera traps to track leopards (October Week #1 (2016))
15 camera traps to track leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85490]Gurgaon: In the wake of reports of leopard sightings in areas close to the Aravalis in Gurgaon, the forest department has installed 15 camera traps to monitor the movement of wild cats.

France becomes first country in world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery (September Week #4 (2016))
France becomes first country in world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84942]

France has become the first country in the world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery, taking a monumental step towards environment conservation.

The ban will come into effect from 2020, after which all disposable plates, bowls, cups, cutlery and other utensils will have to be made of plant-based and domestically decomposable material. It's part of the Energy Transition For Green Growth Bill that
France passed in 2015.

Monsoon revives wildlife in Aravallis (September Week #4 (2016))
Monsoon revives wildlife in Aravallis [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85076]

 The Aravalli hills have witnessed a revival of wildlife during the monsoon. A large number of wild animals were spotted by the forest department on Wednesday.

The officials visited the Mangar-Bhadhwari stretch to dig 10 water pits in the Aravalli range comprising Bandhwari, Mangar, Abhayapur, Khori, Dumduma and Rithoz village areas in the forest

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