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Bengaluru start-up converts air pollution into usable ink (September Week #2 (2016))
Bengaluru start-up converts air pollution into usable ink [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84472]

A Bengaluru-based firm has found a way to trap pollutants, separate the carbon from the particulate matter and use this carbon to make ink. This novel process shows us ways in recycling air pollution and could pave the way to tackle pollution-related issues
that plague several parts of India




Immersed Ganesh idols float in sea, cleaning of shores ordered (September Week #2 (2016))
Immersed Ganesh idols float in sea, cleaning of shores ordered [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84417]

ANAJI: Goa Tourism Department on Wednesday directed immediate cleaning of sea shores after a number of Ganesh idols immersed in sea by devotees washed ashore.

Hundreds of idols were immersed at various inland water bodies and at sea shores last night by those devotees who celebrate the Ganesh festival for two days.

Giant pandas are no longer endangered (September Week #2 (2016))
Giant pandas are no longer endangered [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84467]

Good news for giant pandas (and the people who love them): the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) no longer considers them to be an endangered species, LiveScience reports.

Noise troubles? Seek money from govt: HC (September Week #2 (2016))
Noise troubles? Seek money from govt: HC [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84450]

Citizens can claim compensation from the state if their complaints about noise pollution have gone unheard, the Bombay High Court (HC) said .




Panel meets after 4 years, no major steps taken yet to protect wetlands (Issue of the week, September Week #1(2016))
Panel meets after 4 years, no major steps taken yet to protect wetlands [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84099]

NEW DELHI: The Central Wetland Regulatory Authority(CWRA), the apex body overseeing conservation of wetlands met recently after a gap of four years. The meeting was organized for the first time after 2012, only after the National Green Tribunaldirected
the CWRA meet regularly and notify wetlands at the earliest so that their conservation can be facilitated. Interestingly, even in their fourth meeting the CWRA didn't notify any wetlands because the proposals sent by the states lack in information.

E-waste in India: Attero develops ‘cheap metal eco-friendly metal extraction tech (September Week #1(2016))
 E-waste in India: Attero develops ‘cheap metal eco-friendly metal extraction tech [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84100]

Attero, which is India’s leading e-waste recycler and metal extraction company, has developed a low-cost metal extraction technology for e-waste. With an integrated recycling and refurbishing facility and proprietary metallurgical processes (patent pending),
company officials informed that their unique metal extraction technology for e-waste extracts pure precious and semi-precious metals as a substitute for metals from virgin mines.

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