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Wildlife board gives green signal Kalammawadi project (November #1 (2015))
Wildlife board gives green signal Kalammawadi project [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75069]

KOLHAPUR: In a major boost to the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC), the National Wildlife Board on Wednesday approved construction work inside the Radhanagari wildlife sanctuary for the Kalammawadi direct pipeline project.




NGT directs Delhi, 4 adjacent states to ban crop (November #1 (2015))
NGT directs Delhi, 4 adjacent states to ban crop [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75067]

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday issued directions to ban the practice of crop burning in Delhi and four neighbouring states. While observing that the practice was having an adverse impact on air quality in the national capital, the bench also issued
directions to incentivise farmers to ensure the crop residue is not burnt and educate them about the harmful effects of pollution.




Can Japan become a ‘hydrogen society’? (November #1 (2015))
Can Japan become a ‘hydrogen society’? [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75056]

Japan has lofty ambitions to become a “hydrogen society” where homes and fuel-cell cars are powered by the emissions-free energy source, but observers say price and convenience are keeping the plan from taking off.




FE Column: GM technology needs policy overhaul (November #1 (2015))
FE Column: GM technology needs policy overhaul [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75081]

The NDA government has completed 15 months in office, which while have been fruitful for various sectors, but one that appears to have been neglected is agriculture. Now is the time to address some long-pending reforms in this sector. Although the government’s
development agenda has included a major push on the Land Acquisition Bill, other key agriculture-focused reforms, including seed and pesticide Bills, have been ignored.




Industries polluting Ambazari Lake (November #1 (2015))
Industries polluting Ambazari Lake: MPCB [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=74944]

Nagpur: Here is more proof that industrial waste is polluting Nag river and Ambazari lake. The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has reportedly inspected and found industrial waste being released into the river that flows into the lake from a
few industries in MIDC Hingna.




Chennai lab's ROV studies climate change in Antarctic (November #1 (2015))
Chennai lab's ROV studies climate change in Antarctic [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75078] 

CHENNAI: With lessons learned from deploying the country's first indigenous underwater vehicle in an unexplored region of Antarctica, Indian scientists have begun collecting scientific data that will eventually help understand the role of polar region
in climate change.




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