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Rare Eurasian Otter found in Madhya Pradesh (June Week #2 (2016))
Rare Eurasian Otter found in Madhya Pradesh [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82090]

Bhopal : Highly rare Eurasian Otter’s species has been found in waterfalls in Satpura Tiger Reserve in the state. This species has never been sighted earlier on Central Indian landscape. Native of Europe, Africa and some parts of Asia, this species of
Otter is found in Himalayan and remote southern parts of India.


Bhopal : Highly rare Eurasian Otter’s species has been found in waterfalls in Satpura Tiger Reserve in the state. This species has never been sighted earlier on Central Indian landscape. Native of Europe, Africa and some parts of Asia, this species of
Otter is found in Himalayan and remote southern parts of India. [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82122]

The Union ministry of environment and forest came under fire on Thursday over its decision to declare Rhesus Macaque monkeys as 'vermin' in ten districts of Himachal Pradesh, as it has caused loss to property and croplands. This will allow the state to
kill them without special permissions. Leading the charge against minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar was his cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi, who is also an animal rights activist.





Culling Nilgais in Bihar: Is Killing Animals the Solution? (June Week #2 (2016))
Culling Nilgais in Bihar: Is Killing Animals the Solution? [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82125]

It seems that Bihar is enjoying a game season, courtesy the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. Visuals of Asia’s largest antelope being gunned down reminds us of colonial game hunters. Never in the history of this country has such a massacre
been conducted by a Forest Minister.




India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation (Issue of the week, June Week #1 (2016))
India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81925]

WASHINGTON: India and the United States have signed an MoU to enhance mutual cooperation on conserving wildlife and combating its trafficking.


The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Indian Ambassador to the US, Arun K Singh, and Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department yesterday. 





The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations (June Week #1 (2016))
The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81932] 

The Hindu in association with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) Limited, Vijayawada Divisional Office, will organise the World Environment Day celebrations at 20 IOCL retail outlets in the city on June 5. The programme is being organised to bring awareness
on environment protection.




Bengaluru to get mega waste recycling park (June Week #1 (2016))
Bengaluru to get mega waste recycling park [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81880]

Bengaluru is soon going to get a state-of-the-art mega waste recycling park in Madhugiri on the lines of Seoul in South Korea.




According to a report in The Hindu, the waste recycling park will be set up in 2000 acres of land in Madhugiri in Tumakuru district, located 120 kilometers from the city. It is expected to take at least six to eight months for completion.




Rainwater harvesting gains ground in Gurgaon as residents fight water crisis (June Week #1 (2016))
Rainwater harvesting gains ground in Gurgaon as residents fight water crisis [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81914]

Gurgaon: Midway through yet another excruciating summer, residents of Gurgaon's have come together to install a variety of rainwater harvesting systems in their respective standalone homes and private townships. In this arid region, depleting groundwater
and lack of government effort towards harnessing monsoon rainwater has convinced many residents, their efforts alone can stave off a looming crisis.




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