Press on Environment and Wildlife
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.

Byculla zoo gets Humboldt penguins as new members despite protests (July Week #5 (2016))
Byculla zoo gets Humboldt penguins as new members despite protests [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83355]

Mumbai: Adding to its list of major attractions, city's Byculla Zoo has brought in eight Humboldt penguins from Chile and Peru, an exercise which has not gone down well with wildlife experts who termed it as "wasteful and unnecessary."

Manipur villagers rescue barking deer from hunters (Issue of the week, July Week #4 (2016))
Manipur villagers rescue barking deer from hunters [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83163]

Villagers of TejpurAwangLeikai in Manipur's Thoubal district rescued a barking deer from armed hunters on Wednesday. The male deer had sustained wounds on its limbs after being chased by 20 armed hunters accompanied by hunting dogs. It is believed to have
been chased out of a heavily-forested tribal village in Chandel district and reached Tejpur village on Wednesday afternoon.

Environment panel to visit pollution-hit Pali villages (July Week #4 (2016))
5. Environment panel to visit pollution-hit Pali villages [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83150]

Jodhpur: Two decades of unprecedented and rampant pollution and various eyewashes due to textile dyeing printing industry in Pali affecting hundreds of villages! Finally , the legislators seem to have woken up to the issue.For the first time since the
past decade and a half or perhaps even more, the committee on environment led by MLA BhagirathChoudhary will be visiting the impacted villages and thousands of people who suffered because of this pollution which found its way into groundwater.




Global warming may affect Bhutan's biodiversity, impact India (July Week #4 (2016))
Global warming may affect Bhutan's biodiversity, impact India [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83141]

Slow-melting of glaciers due to global warming may cause huge floods in Bhutan in the future and result in loss of keystone species which may encourage probable animal poachers to hunt in this country, Indian researchers say.




No culling of animals ordered by central government (July Week #4 (2016))
No culling of animals ordered by central government: Environment minister [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83130]

New Delhi, July 20: Seeking to put at rest certain controversies pertaining to reports that the central government has allowed “killing” of animals to protect agricultural farms, new Environment Minister Anil Dave on Tuesday said “no such orders” have
been given by the union government. “I want to make it clear that neither centre has given any such orders to kill animals nor the states have asked for it,” Dave said replying to queries during question hour in the Lok Sabha.




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