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30 cameras at Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary to aid counting of leopards (March Week #2 (2016))
30 cameras at Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary to aid counting of leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=80410]

Mumbai: To carry out a headcount of leopards inhabiting Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, camera traps will be placed across the forested part. This sanctuary stretches from the fringes of Sanjay Gandhi National Park and extends beyond Virar.

Rs 7.5-cr plan to develop Harike wetland in Ferozepur (Issue of the week, March Week #1 (2016))
Rs 7.5-cr plan to develop Harike wetland in Ferozepur [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79833]

The government has introduced a comprehensive plan to develop the Harike wetland at Makhu, a rural town under Zira subdivision of Ferozepur, under the Eco Development Project at a cost of Rs 7.5 crore. A nature interpretation centre is under construction,
which would be completed within a year.




2,000 mangroves destroyed, police file FIR after 10 months (March Week #1 (2016))
2,000 mangroves destroyed, police file FIR after 10 months [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79809]

Ten months after 2,000 mangroves were destroyed at Dharma Nagar, Borivli, officials from MHB police station filed an FIR in the matter on Monday evening. According to officers from the MHB police station, the case was filed against unidentified persons.




Plan for captive breeding of bustards (March Week #1 (2016))
Plan for captive breeding of bustards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79787]

The Wildlife Institute of India has proposed to set up a captive breeding centre to protect the Great Indian Bustard, the State bird of Rajasthan from extinction.

The matter was taken up by WII with Rajasthan Chief Minister VasundharaRaje, an official spokesman said.

White python found near Mangaluru (March Week #1 (2016))
White python found near Mangaluru [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79814]

A white python has been found near Mangaluru. Experts of Pilikula Biological Park who rescued it from Kuppepadavu, near Yedapadavu, in Mangaluru taluk, on February 18 have kept it under quarantine.




Find solutions to climate change, energy crisis (March Week #1 (2016))
 Find solutions to climate change, energy crisis: PM Narendra Modi to students [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79765]

VARANASI: Citing global problems of climate change, energy crisis and deadly diseases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Indian students to take up the challenge of finding solutions to these through innovation and research instead of merely
doing "cutpaste" work. Addressing the convocation ceremony of the Benares Hindu University (BHU) here, he asked students to "keep the mind receptive and eager to fresh knowledge" even after their formal education was complete.




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