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Ujjain admin bans use of plastic disposable utensils (December Week #1 (2015))
Ujjain admin bans use of plastic disposable utensils [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75631]

The Ujjain district administration’s move to ban use of plastic disposable utensils from Tuesday could be a welcome step to save the environment, but going by past experience of earlier bans imposed for similar social causes, there is apprehension that
this order too would remain on paper only.




Sultanpur park to keep close watch on avian visitors (December Week #1 (2015))
Sultanpur park to keep close watch on avian visitors [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75688]

The wildlife department of Gurgaon has been keeping a close watch on the activities of fresh migratory birds flying into Sultanpur national park and bird sanctuary.

The department is in constant touch with experts from the Mumbai bird institute which specialises in the activities of birds.




Action sought to prevent more animals being hit by trains (December Week #1 (2015))
Action sought to prevent more animals being hit by trains [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75670]

The Hospet-Tinaighat section of South Western Railways has earned notoriety as a “killer track” for the increasing number of deaths of wildlife animals at vulnerable patches under the section passing through the thick and reserved forest areas of Khanapur
taluk.




Pamela Anderson joins campaign to stop whale hunting (December Week #1 (2015))
Pamela Anderson joins campaign to stop whale hunting [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75690]

Actress Pamela Anderson has joined a campaign to help stop whale hunting. The dedicated animal-rights activist has joined the board of directors of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in a bid to "defend ocean wildlife and habitats worldwide," reports
femalefirst.co.uk.




Panama turtle eggs could 'fry' from rising temperatures (Issue of the week, Novemberweek#3 (2015))
Panama turtle eggs could 'fry' from rising temperatures [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75408]

Sea turtle eggs laid in the sand of beaches in Panama risk getting fried before hatching because of rising temperatures, an environmental protection group in the Central American country is warning. 




Doctors, NGOs join hands to fight tobacco litter (Novemberweek#3 (2015))
 Doctors, NGOs join hands to fight tobacco litter [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75456]

Doctors and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have come together to build pressure on the Central government, so that it declares cigarette and bidi butts as toxic waste. NGO Doctors for You has filed a petition regarding the same with the National
Green Tribunal (NGT), saying a filter of a single cigarette contains over 4,000 harmful chemicals. It stated that over 100 billion cigarette butts are discarded in India every year, which contain harmful, cancer-causing chemicals.




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