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National Pollution Control Day (December Week #1 (2015))
National Pollution Control Day: SAFAR scientists flash ‘red code’for Pune, warn dip in air quality  [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75643]

IN THE last three years, there has been a dip in city’s air quality with scientists at the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) flashing the ‘red colour code’ on its index. The red code indicates the areas where air quality is considered
dangerous. Despite the alarming indication, there has been no systematic effort to study the health impact of those being exposed to the polluted air— a worrying fact that comes forth ahead of the National Pollution Control Day, which falls on December 2.




Ludhiana resident adopts 10 peacocks (December Week #1 (2015))
Ludhiana resident adopts 10 peacocks [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75652]

LUDHIANA: With citizens responding enthusiastically to the Times of India's Bear and Foster campaign. Varun Jain, a resident of Ghumar Mandi, adopted as many as 10 peacocks on Tuesday. Talking to TOI, Varun who is into hosiery business said, "The news
clipping of Times of India, regarding zoo animal adoption was being circulated in different whatsapp groups and I felt bad about the government ignoring these animals. How can the zoo run without a budget? This is inhuman on the part of the state government.
But now that the government has ignored them, I decided to adopt 10 peacocks for one month," said Varun.




Societies asked to treat own garden waste (December Week #1 (2015))
Societies asked to treat own garden waste [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75637]

GURGAON: The MCG on Tuesday transferred the responsibility of managing horticultural waste to group housing societies and other big establishments, ordering each condominium to set up its own mechanism.




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.




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