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Kerala urged to promote farming of native freshwater fish (February Week #2 (2016))
Kerala urged to promote farming of native freshwater fish [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79388]

A national workshop on conservation of native freshwater fishes has urged the Kerala government to set up small-scale hatcheries in inland regions to popularise aquaculture practices of species listed in the endangered category.




Borivlipark wants two Pench tigresses for breeding (February Week #2 (2016))
 Borivlipark wants two Pench tigresses for breeding [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79384]

Nagpur: At a time when Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, country's premier wildlife research institute, is not taking any calls on release two hand-reared captive tigresses in Pench enclosure, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) at Borivli
in Mumbai has sought the two wildcats for breeding purposes and tiger safari.




Odd-even misdirected, enforce pollution norms: PIL in HC (February Week #2 (2016))
Odd-even misdirected, enforce pollution norms: PIL in HC [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79415]

On a day the second phase of the odd-even scheme was announced, a PIL was today moved in the High Courtalleging that the government has "maliciously misdirected themselves" to cut the number of vehicles on road instead of enforcing pollution control rules.




Drive against plastic waste on 13th Fe (February Week #2 (2016))
Drive against plastic waste on 13th Feb [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79401]

PIMPRI CHINCHWAD: Students in PimpriChinchwad will participate in a plastic garbage free city on Saturday as part of a campaign by the Union environment ministry.




Human impact has created a 'plastic planet' (Issue of the week, January Week #5 (2016))
Human impact has created a 'plastic planet'[http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79028]

LONDON: Earth's surface is being noticeably altered by the production of long-lasting man-made materials, resulting in us entering an 'age of plastic', according to a new study. Our planet's oceans and lands will be
buried by increasing layers of plastic waste by the mid-century due to human activity, researchers said.

 

Adani asked to pay Rs 25 cr for restoring environment (January Week #5 (2016))
Adani asked to pay Rs 25 cr for restoring environment [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79029]

In what can be termed a major setback for Gujarat-based Adani Hazira Port Private Ltd (AHPPL), the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to vacate the cancellation of environmental clearance, which was granted earlier. The court on Thursday directed the Adani
group to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Surat collector on the allegation that it had damaged environment while building infrastructure for the Hazira port.




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