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JNU professor comes up with solution to stubble burning (January Week #3 (2018))
JNU professor comes up with solution to stubble burning [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93318]One of the contributors to pollution in Delhi is stubble burning. Farmers do not have a solution to deal with waste. After working on the situation we found a solution where we can convert stubble or biomass into Biochar which can be used in agriculture - Prof. Mohan told ANI

New pollution-control device for furnace units (January Week #3 (2018))
New pollution-control device for furnace units [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93312]Taking the matter of deteriorated air quality of Mandi Gobindgarh seriously, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) developed a pollution-control device for induction furnace industries of the Gobindgarh area. The air quality of the Gobindgarh area falls in the poor quality zone and the major culprit for this is the pollution by furnace industries, besides emissions from other industries and roads. 

Butterflies origin pushed back in time (Issue of the week, January Week #2 (2018))
Butterflies origin pushed back in time [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93309]Berlin: Newly discovered fossils show that moths and butterflies have been on the planet for at least 200 million years. Scientists found fossilised butterfly scales the size of a speck of dust inside ancient rock from Germany.

Bhitarkanika park registers rise in number of winged guests (January Week #2 (2018))
 Bhitarkanika park registers rise in number of winged guests [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93308]KENDRAPARA: The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district has played host to over one lakh migrant water birds this year.While 76,268 winter migrant birds had made their way to the national park last year, the latest census findings have put the number of winged guests at 1, 12,937, an impressive 48 per cent rise.

Recycling of hospital waste-water for pollution free environment and sustainable development (January Week #2 (2018))
Recycling of hospital waste-water for pollution free environment and sustainable development [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93278]Introduction: As the pollution of the world has increased day by day, sources of clean Water resources have also decreased rapidly. As such we need to maintain our limited water resources by recycling available waste water in all possible way even from the hospitals.The disposal of hospital waste water without treatment is no longer an option, Waste-water from hospitals can contain traces of anything from viruses and multi-resistant bacteria to medical contrast agents and chemicals from various treatments. Small amounts of hormone-disrupting substances and other medicine residues are also part of the mix that passes from patients through hospital toilets and into public sewer systems. 

Noise pollution affects both stress hormones and fitness of birds [ (January Week #2 (2018))
Noise pollution affects both stress hormones and fitness of birds [ http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93302]The latest study found that there is a huge effect of constant noise pollution on birds. According to new CU Boulder research, those birds who are exposed to constant noise from oil and gas operations, suffer from chronic stress.There is a high association between the noise pollution from oil and glass drilling and the chance of birds showing physiological signs of chronic stress.

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