Press on Environment and Wildlife
City of Nawabs to City of Noise (June Week #2 (2016))
City of Nawabs to City of Noise [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82134]

In the 1950s, Hazratganj attracted college-goers for a relaxing walk. Times changed and cars replaced cycles and two-wheelers in the 1990s. Circa 2016, more cars than people are seen on city roads and honking is the order of the day. Better pay and higher
disposable income is adding more than 1.5 lakh vehicles on city roads per year. The noise made by these cars has stolen the leisure Lucknow was equated with.




Scientist turn atmospheric CO2 into rocks (June Week #2 (2016))
Scientist turn atmospheric CO2 into rocks [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82170]

An international team of scientists has developed a method for the permanent and environmentally friendly storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions caused by humans by turning it into rocks.




Rare Eurasian Otter found in Madhya Pradesh (June Week #2 (2016))
Rare Eurasian Otter found in Madhya Pradesh [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82090]

Bhopal : Highly rare Eurasian Otter’s species has been found in waterfalls in Satpura Tiger Reserve in the state. This species has never been sighted earlier on Central Indian landscape. Native of Europe, Africa and some parts of Asia, this species of
Otter is found in Himalayan and remote southern parts of India.


Bhopal : Highly rare Eurasian Otter’s species has been found in waterfalls in Satpura Tiger Reserve in the state. This species has never been sighted earlier on Central Indian landscape. Native of Europe, Africa and some parts of Asia, this species of
Otter is found in Himalayan and remote southern parts of India. [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82122]

The Union ministry of environment and forest came under fire on Thursday over its decision to declare Rhesus Macaque monkeys as 'vermin' in ten districts of Himachal Pradesh, as it has caused loss to property and croplands. This will allow the state to
kill them without special permissions. Leading the charge against minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar was his cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi, who is also an animal rights activist.





Culling Nilgais in Bihar: Is Killing Animals the Solution? (June Week #2 (2016))
Culling Nilgais in Bihar: Is Killing Animals the Solution? [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=82125]

It seems that Bihar is enjoying a game season, courtesy the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. Visuals of Asia’s largest antelope being gunned down reminds us of colonial game hunters. Never in the history of this country has such a massacre
been conducted by a Forest Minister.




India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation (Issue of the week, June Week #1 (2016))
India inks pact with US on wildlife conservation [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81925]

WASHINGTON: India and the United States have signed an MoU to enhance mutual cooperation on conserving wildlife and combating its trafficking.


The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Indian Ambassador to the US, Arun K Singh, and Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department yesterday. 





The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations (June Week #1 (2016))
The Hindu-IOCL environment day celebrations [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=81932] 

The Hindu in association with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) Limited, Vijayawada Divisional Office, will organise the World Environment Day celebrations at 20 IOCL retail outlets in the city on June 5. The programme is being organised to bring awareness
on environment protection.




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