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Environment ministry lifts embargo on 43 CEPI areas (June Week #1 (2016))
Environment ministry lifts embargo on 43 CEPI areas [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81887]

As the ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC), lifts the six-year-old moratorium imposed under the Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI), Maharashtra Pollution Board Control (MPCB) officials confirmed it’s the result
of their four year long action plan, put in place with the help of IIT Bombay and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).




Bhilwaradargah's bid to save water (June Week #1 (2016))
Bhilwaradargah's bid to save water [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81910]

At a time when parts of Rajasthan are grappling with drought, a prominent dargah in Bhilwara district has pitched in to save the precious resource, asking devouts to perform ablution through a small pot instead of running tap water.




World Environment Day: SAFE to hold eco programmes (June Week #1 (2016))
World Environment Day: SAFE to hold eco programmes [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81929]

CHENNAI: The Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE), an initiative by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), is scheduled to mark the World Environment Day across 5,500 automobile dealers across the country on June 5.




Puppet show, talks to mark World Environment Day (June Week #1 (2016))
Puppet show, talks to mark World Environment Day [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81931]

With the slogan ‘Zero Tolerance for Illegal Wildlife Trade,’ the Department of Forests and Wildlife and the Department of Science, Technology and Environment are organising World Environment Day celebrations here on Sunday.




World Environment Day; let's clean air we breathe to stay healthy and alert (June Week #1 (2016))
5. World Environment Day; let's clean air we breathe to stay healthy and alert [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81916]

New Delhi, June 2 (ANI-NewsVoir): According to new WHO figures, 16 of the world's 30 most polluted cities are in India. Further, levels are growing of ultra-fine particles of less than 2.5 microns (PM2.5s), which can penetrate deep into the lungs and can
cause serious health problems for people who live in India's cities.




Climate change threatens cultural heritage: UN (Issue of the week, May Week #4 (2016))
Climate change threatens cultural heritage: UN [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81764]

PARIS: The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice — theUnited Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change effects.




"Climate change is fast becoming one of the most significant risks for World Heritage sites ," said a statement from the US-basedUnion of Concerned Scientists (UCS) thinktank and two UN bodies.




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