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Birds of prey fall prey to summer heat and urbanisation (Issue of the week, May Week #3 (2015)) The city’s only hospital catering to birds of prey — Wildlife Rescue — is running a ‘packed’ house these days. With the kite-flying season, which sees a lot of birds injured by the nylon and Chinese manjha , still a few months away, the birds landing up
at the hospital are young and juvenile raptors.

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PM Modi's 'Namami Gange Programme (May Week #3 (2015)) Cabinet approves a massive Rs 20,000-crore budget. NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet today approved a massive Rs 20,000 crore budget forPrime Minister Narendra Modi's pet 'Namami Gange Programme' for the next five years, which is a five-fold increase over the
money spent in the last three decades towards the conservation of the river.

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DVC, CIL get 3 months to stop river pollution (May Week #3 (2015)) RANCHI: Union minister of state for power and coal, Piyush Goyal has given Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and the coal-producing companies of Coal India limited (CIL) three months to stop polluting the Damodar river.

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Panel set up to study elephant migration (May Week #3 (2015)) New Delhi: The environment ministry has set up a panel to study elephant migration, a step aimed at preventing human-elephant conflict, which results in around 400 human deaths every year.

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State’s action plan on climate change gets central approval (May Week #3 (2015))
GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat State Climate Change Action Plan 2015-2020 has finally got the Centre's nod. The plan had been submitted in August 2014. 

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Call to Tackle Oil Pollution (May Week #3 (2015))
KOCHI: Oil pollution in the ocean poses danger not only to the seas, but also to the land and the atmosphere. “Stringent action has to be initiated against oil pollution, both at the national level and the international level, in order to avoid a major
catastrophe,” said Cochin Port Harbour Master Joseph Alappat.

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