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China, India can join hands to tackle urban pollution (June Week #4 (2016))
China, India can join hands to tackle urban pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82440]

SHANGHAI: China is ready to share advanced technology, experiences, as well as 'green' practices with India to counter the effects of environmental degradation, such as airpollution, caused by the economic development of cities, a top SHANGHAI foreign
affairs official has said. 




Dutch test "Ocean Cleanup" plan to collect floating plastic trash (June Week #4 (2016))
Dutch test "Ocean Cleanup" plan to collect floating plastic trash [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82438]

A Dutch foundation has developed floating barriers to try to collect trash from the world's oceans, and will launch a 100 meter-long prototype in the North Sea this week to see how it fares during storms.




Hundreds of birds die after eating grains sprayed with pesticides (June Week #4 (2016))
Hundreds of birds die after eating grains sprayed with pesticides [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82449]

Chandrapur: Hundreds of birds have died after consuming poisonous grains from a paddy nursery in the fields around village Junona, around 8km from the city. Forest officials took notice of the incident on Wednesday and carried out inquest of the dead bodies
of some birds. Local wildlife activists claimed that poisonous chemical sprayed on the paddy nursery led to the bird deaths.




Ban on big diesel cars not 'right way' to curb pollution: Prakash Javadekar (June Week #4 (2016))
Ban on big diesel cars not 'right way' to curb pollution: Prakash Javadekar [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82470]

 Pune: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the ban on diesel cars and SUVs with engines above 2,000cc in Delhi-NCR by courts "is not the right way".




Calling it "unfortunate", he said the government is already taking measures to curb pollution and the ban has resulted in vehicles with latest technologies not being allowed while old polluting vehicles continue plying on the roads.




Governor urges Amarnath pilgrims not to use polythene (June Week #4 (2016))
Governor urges Amarnath pilgrims not to use polythene [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82469]

J&K Governor N N Vohra, also Chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, on Thursday appealed to the intending pilgrims and all the stakeholders of the Yatra—scheduled to commence on 2nd July 2016—to maintain cleanliness and sanitation in the entire Yatra
area, from the Base Camps onwards, to preserve the natural environment.




The Governor has particularly requested the stakeholders not to use polythene or any other non-biodegradable materials.




Special teams to keep a check on noise pollution (June Week #2 (2016))
Special teams to keep a check on noise pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82085]

PUNE: Adhering to the orders of the state Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Dixeet, the city police have started forming teams to monitor and keep a check on the noise pollution in the city limits.




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