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Climate change may cause more rainfall in tropical areas: Nasa (June Week #3 (2017))
Climate change may cause more rainfall in tropical areas: Nasa [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91516]WASHINGTON: The amount of rainfall in the Earth's tropical regions will significantly increase as our planet continues to warm, a new Nasa study warns.Most global climate models underestimate decreases in high clouds over the tropics seen in recent Nasa observations, according to research led by scientist Hui Su of Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in the US.

Two day environmental summit of G7 nations commences in Italy (June Week #3 (2017))
Two day environmental summit of G7 nations commences in Italy [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91514]A two-day environmental summit of the Group of Seven (G7) nations plus the European Union and four invited countries kicked off in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday. The agenda set by host and G7 president Italy includes the fight against global warming and climate change, in spite of US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, Xinhua news agency reported. “In the environment, we all win together or we lose together,” Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti told reporters on the sidelines of the summit. Continuing the dialogue is key, Galletti said. “The positions expressed at the beginning will undoubtedly remain as they are, but … we definitely made a step forward towards dialogue — aside from climate, there is complete agreement on all the other issues,” Galletti added. 

Deforestation along Sidhwan Canal for bypass: Residents question govt over compensatory (June Week #3 (2017))
Deforestation along Sidhwan Canal for bypass: Residents question govt over compensatory planting plan [ http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91510]WITH WORK of chopping more than 1,500 trees along Sidhwan Canal of Ludhiana going on in full swing to construct Ladhowal bypass by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a group of residents gathered at the site Sunday to discuss the issue

Asola Bhatti Bird Sanctuary Gets Butterfly Park (Issue of the week, June Week #2 (2017))
Asola Bhatti Bird Sanctuary Gets Butterfly Park [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91493]The Delhi government on World Environment Day on Monday opened for public a butterfly park at Asola Bhatti Bird Sanctuary to increase awareness about butterflies. The park was built and is being maintained under the guidance of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).

E-waste a mounting challenge in Hyderabad (June Week #2 (2017))
E-waste a mounting challenge in Hyderabad [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91445]Hyderabad: As the city joins global celebrations to mark World Environment Day on Monday, questions remain on the ways of handling the mounting perils of e-waste here. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) which has been engaged in tackling the domestic garbage in a scientific manner, however, finds the task of managing the e-waste comprising discarded electronic devices and gadgets from computers and mobiles to television sets and refrigerators, a real challenging task.

Sashastra Seema Bal seizes illegal wildlife products, arrests two (June Week #2 (2017))
Sashastra Seema Bal seizes illegal wildlife products, arrests two [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91471]The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Sunday said they have seized from West Bengal’s Alipurduar district a consignment of wildlife products worth Rs 3.51 crore which were to be smuggled from to China through Bhutan. Personnel of the paramilitary force’s 53 Battalion also arrested two traffickers, identified as Dhiren Barman and Dhalu Barman, on Saturday afternoon on a tip-off, an SSB official said.

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