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2,000 mangroves destroyed, police file FIR after 10 months (March Week #1 (2016))
2,000 mangroves destroyed, police file FIR after 10 months [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79809]

Ten months after 2,000 mangroves were destroyed at Dharma Nagar, Borivli, officials from MHB police station filed an FIR in the matter on Monday evening. According to officers from the MHB police station, the case was filed against unidentified persons.




Plan for captive breeding of bustards (March Week #1 (2016))
Plan for captive breeding of bustards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79787]

The Wildlife Institute of India has proposed to set up a captive breeding centre to protect the Great Indian Bustard, the State bird of Rajasthan from extinction.

The matter was taken up by WII with Rajasthan Chief Minister VasundharaRaje, an official spokesman said.

White python found near Mangaluru (March Week #1 (2016))
White python found near Mangaluru [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79814]

A white python has been found near Mangaluru. Experts of Pilikula Biological Park who rescued it from Kuppepadavu, near Yedapadavu, in Mangaluru taluk, on February 18 have kept it under quarantine.




Find solutions to climate change, energy crisis (March Week #1 (2016))
 Find solutions to climate change, energy crisis: PM Narendra Modi to students [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79765]

VARANASI: Citing global problems of climate change, energy crisis and deadly diseases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Indian students to take up the challenge of finding solutions to these through innovation and research instead of merely
doing "cutpaste" work. Addressing the convocation ceremony of the Benares Hindu University (BHU) here, he asked students to "keep the mind receptive and eager to fresh knowledge" even after their formal education was complete.




M.P. tourists may get a closer look at tiger dens (March Week #1 (2016))
M.P. tourists may get a closer look at tiger dens [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79735]

The Madhya Pradesh government wants cameras installed in tigers’ dens so that tourists can have a closer look at the life of the big cat in the wild.


The move is a part of its efforts to promote tourism through participation of private sector in wildlife conservation in forest areas outside national parks and sanctuaries





Ventilation ‘corridors’ to tackle Beijing smog (March Week #1 (2016))
Ventilation ‘corridors’ to tackle Beijing smog [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79744]

BEJING: Authorities in Beijing plan to develop a network of ventilation "corridors" to help tackle the city's notorious air pollution, news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.


Construction in the zones, which will be created by connecting parks, rivers, lakes, highways and low building blocks, will be strictly controlled and obstacles to air flow will be removed over time, Xinhua cited Wang Fei, deputy head of Beijing's urban
planning committee, as saying.





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