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Toxic air pollution particles in brain could lead to Alzheimer’s, says study (September Week #2 (2016))
Toxic air pollution particles in brain could lead to Alzheimer’s, says study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84468]

A team involving Oxford University scientists has, for the first time, discovered tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human brains in cities such as Manchester and Mexico City – and researchers think they could be a possible cause of Alzheimer's
disease.

Researhers led by Lancaster University found abundant magnetite nanoparticles in the brain tissue of 37 individuals aged three to 92 who lived in the two cities.




Animal Welfare Board urges central govt to prohibit use of elephants for performance (September Week #2 (2016))
5. Animal Welfare Board urges central govt to prohibit use of elephants for performance [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84471]

MUMBAI: A day after the circus elephant ran amok in Pune, animal rights groups have once again raised concern about the cruelty involved by forcing animals like elephants to perform. The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has again advised the Union
ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) to issue a central notification under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, to ban the training, exhibition and use of elephants for performances in India.




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 .




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