Press on Environment and Wildlife
15 camera traps to track leopards (October Week #1 (2016))
15 camera traps to track leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85490]Gurgaon: In the wake of reports of leopard sightings in areas close to the Aravalis in Gurgaon, the forest department has installed 15 camera traps to monitor the movement of wild cats.

France becomes first country in world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery (September Week #4 (2016))
France becomes first country in world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84942]

France has become the first country in the world to ban all plastic crockery and cutlery, taking a monumental step towards environment conservation.

The ban will come into effect from 2020, after which all disposable plates, bowls, cups, cutlery and other utensils will have to be made of plant-based and domestically decomposable material. It's part of the Energy Transition For Green Growth Bill that
France passed in 2015.

Monsoon revives wildlife in Aravallis (September Week #4 (2016))
Monsoon revives wildlife in Aravallis [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85076]

 The Aravalli hills have witnessed a revival of wildlife during the monsoon. A large number of wild animals were spotted by the forest department on Wednesday.

The officials visited the Mangar-Bhadhwari stretch to dig 10 water pits in the Aravalli range comprising Bandhwari, Mangar, Abhayapur, Khori, Dumduma and Rithoz village areas in the forest

Himachal Pradesh increases incentive for killing monkeys (September Week #4 (2016))
Himachal Pradesh increases incentive for killing monkeys [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85036]

The government of India's northern Himachal Pradesh state on Wednesday (September 21) raised the incentive for citizens to kill monkeys from Rs. 300 to Rs. 500.

Various attempts, including sterilization, by Himachal government to contain the population of monkeys yielded no results. The incentive was first introduced early this month and is meant to cover the cost of the cartridge or any other expenses which person
might incur in killing the monkey.




E-waste collection drive begins in Almora (September Week #4 (2016))
E-waste collection drive begins in Almora [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85038]

ALMORA: In a bid to ensure that tourists flocking to the picturesque town of Almora are not greeted by mounds of garbage, an e-waste collection drive has kicked off here.

Green Hills, an NGO, has launched a campaign to collect all kinds of electronic waste such as discarded computers, laptops, printers, fax machines, mobile phones, chargers, electronic toys, batteries, television, calculators etc so that the waste can be
recycled.




Farmers advised to use municipal solid waste as fertilizer (September Week #4 (2016))
Farmers advised to use municipal solid waste as fertilizer [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85070]

Deputy Commissioner S. SasikanthSenthil advised farmers to go for sustainable and environment-friendly agriculture practices by using municipal solid waste as compost. He was addressing a workshop on the use of city compost in agriculture organised at
KrishiVigyan Kendra, on Thursday. The workshop was organised jointly by City Municipal Council, Centre for Ash Utilisation Technology and Environment Conservation, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur (UAS-R).

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