Press on Environment and Wildlife
Air quality nears ‘very poor’ due to slow winds, winter (November Week #3(2016))
Air quality nears ‘very poor’ due to slow winds, winter [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86819]MUMBAI: On Tuesday, pollution levels in the city inched closer to the 'very poor' category. The System for Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 280 in the morning which worsened to 291 by the evening

Blackbuck seen in three new places in Kanchi division (November Week #3(2016))
Blackbuck seen in three new places in Kanchi division [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86797]Chennai: An increase in blackbuck population in Kancheepuram forest division has excited officials. Participants in a one-day census on Sunday recorded seeing 45 animals, including fawns, of the endangered antelope species in three new places.

Officials inspect lake after birds found dead (November Week #3(2016))
Officials inspect lake after birds found dead [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86803]Carcasses of two pond herons along with decayed remains of some birds found near a lake in Shoolagiri triggered panic here, forcing a team of officials to visit the area.Preliminary inspection around the lake suggested the possibility of mild bird poisoning using fish as bait

Builders liable to face consequences for air pollution: NGT (November Week #3(2016))
Builders liable to face consequences for air pollution: NGT [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86823]NEW DELHI: The principle that "polluter pays" was on Thursday applied by the National Green Tribunal which said that it is builders and not the construction workers who will have to face "consequences" for polluting ambient air quality in the national capital.

From the lab: A greenhouse gas as a cool, green solution (November Week #3(2016))
From the lab: A greenhouse gas as a cool, green solution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86765]Ironically, carbon dioxide is seen as a very viable alternative refrigerant for a variety of cooling requirements. Carbon dioxide was used as refrigerant in air-conditioners long ago, but was discarded when more efficient, low-pressure fluids like CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) came along. But CFCs were found to be eroding the ozone layer and these got replaced by HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) and HFCs. Now, there is an attempt to go back to carbon dioxide as it is a natural compound

What the government and the media didn’t say about air pollution in your city (November Week #3(2016))
What the government and the media didn’t say about air pollution in your city  [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86824]Pollution levels were much higher than what was being displayed on public monitors in the city even as the government issued lukewarm “directives” to tackle the air apocalypse.

News Archive

Press Home



Copyright © 2001 - 2018 Indian Wildlife Club. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Use