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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.




Rocking awake nature love on World Environment Day (May Week #4 (2016))
Rocking awake nature love on World Environment Day [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81763]

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When was the last time you stopped by the roadside to take a look at nature? Or found some time to plant a sapling? If not, then John Antony, architect of state’s first international fusion rock band- ‘Karnatriix’ will leave you inspired




For first time, guidelines set for processing non-recyclable plastic (May Week #4 (2016))
 For first time, guidelines set for processing non-recyclable plastic [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81766]

On the directions of the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has brought out guidelines to manage plastic waste generated from thermoset plastic, that cannot be remoulded or recycled. This is the first
time that the pollution watchdog has drafted guidelines for managing this type of waste generated from the auto, electrical and electronics, building and construction sectors and domestic use. This material is used in cars, trucks, trains, domestic electrical
products, fuses, coffee machines toasters and even sanitary ware.




Pollution problems? Now you can complain through an app (May Week #4 (2016))
Pollution problems? Now you can complain through an app [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81767]

Citizens affected by air pollution in their area will be able to post complaints, attach pictures and provide their suggestions through an internet application developed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).




Cloth-like plastic bags also banned, says official (May Week #4 (2016))
Cloth-like plastic bags also banned, says official [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81768]

The Forest Department will soon launch an awareness drive to educate people that bags that resemble cloth being used by shopkeepers instead of plastic carry bags have been banned by the government.




NGT asks green board to monitor Paradip's air quality (May Week #4 (2016))
NGT asks green board to monitor Paradip's air quality [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81744]

BHUBANESWAR: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to monitor the ambient air quality, stack emission, and waste water discharged from a polluting plant at Paradip in the Jagatsinghpur district.

Hearing a petition filed by five villagers of Udayabata in Paradip on April 27, the tribunal on Tuesday issued the directive. The next hearing will be held on July 25, said petitioners counsel, Sankar Prasad Pani.

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