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Centre approves setting up a turtle sanctuary in Allahabad (October Week #2 (2017))
Centre approves setting up a turtle sanctuary in Allahabad [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92677]NEW DELHI: Amid uncertainty over the fate of existing turtle sanctuary in Varanasi, the government has given its go ahead for setting up a new centre to conserve this aquatic creature in Allahabad. Idea of this project - called 'Developing River Biodiversity Park and Turtle Conservation Programme' - along Ganga-Yamuna river system in Allahabad is to protect rich aquatic biodiversity of both the rivers and preserve all those species which act as natural cleaning agents. Turtles, being carnivorous, can help scavenge half-burnt corpses and naturally aid in cleaning the river water.

Textile cos launch Noyyal river cleaning drive (October Week #2 (2017))
Textile cos launch Noyyal river cleaning drive [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92680]Tirupur: Amid complaints about industrial pollution in Noyyal River, 19 trade associations, mostly from the knitwear industry, have joined hands to clean up the waterbody. The clean-up drive was inaugurated by animal husbandry minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan on Wednesday.

Groundwater levels sinking but Gurugram does nothing to stop extraction (October Week #2 (2017))
 Groundwater levels sinking but Gurugram does nothing to stop extraction [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92685]GURUGRAM: Illegal extraction of groundwater continues and private water tanker mafia thrives in the city even as its groundwater levels continue to plunge at an alarming rate. In fact, Gurgaon's groundwater fell 16 metres in 10 years to 34.84 metres below ground level in 2015, from 18.77 metres in 2005.

Green ministry likely to approve mining projects in Pench Satpuda tiger corridor (Issue of the week, September Week #4 (2017))
Green ministry likely to approve mining projects in Pench Satpuda tiger corridor [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92594]A panel of the Union environment ministry which will meet on Thursday for the fourth time in over a month to speed up project approval will consider three proposals to divest forest land from the Central India’s Pench Satpuda tiger corridor for mining. The panel normally meets once a month.

E-waste management credo for schools in Itanagar (September Week #4 (2017))
E-waste management credo for schools in Itanagar [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92595]Itanagar, Sept 19: The Karo Sambhav school programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues such as Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), which will engage the academic fraternity in keeping the environment clean and fresh.

E-waste management credo for schools in Itanagar (September Week #4 (2017))
E-waste management credo for schools in Itanagar [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92595]Itanagar, Sept 19: The Karo Sambhav school programme aims at creating awareness on critical environmental issues such as Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), which will engage the academic fraternity in keeping the environment clean and fresh.

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