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Artificial pond helps cut Hindon pollution (October Week #5 (2015))
GHAZIABAD: There was a considerable dip in idol immersion in the Hindon river on Thursday compared to previous years, with the administration having made alternative arrangements for devotees. A determined administration dug up a makeshift pond in Priyadarshani
Park close to the river for the purpose.

Car-Free Day: CM Kejriwal on cycle with roadmap for pollution-free Delhi (October Week #5 (2015))
Leading from the front, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday pedalled through the streets to mark the national capital's first car-free day as he laid down the roadmap towards a pollution-free and healthy Delhi with focus on encouraging use of environment-friendly

Improve solid waste management or face action, 184 civic bodies (October Week #5 (2015)) NEW DELHI: Taking note of its internal report which showed severe negligence on part of municipal bodies in managing solid waste, the central pollution watchdog has issued notices to civic authorities of 184 cities/towns across the country asking them
to pull up their socks or face action
Ecologist lists steps to tackle dust pollution (October Week #5 (2015))
New Delhi: Creating a buffer of trees and shrubs around residential areas and along highways could mitigate dust pollution quite effectively, DU professor emeritus and ecologist C R Babu has recommended to the Delhi government. The government had organised
an inter-departmental meet chaired by deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia to come up with solutions to the capital's problem of air pollution. Sisodia called for recommendations so that emergency measures can be put in place before winter when air pollution
levels go up massivel

Only biodegradable idols to be immersed in Yamuna (Issue of the week, October Week #2 (2015))
With Ganesh Chaturthi this week and Durga Puja approaching, National Green Tribunal Wednesday directed that idol immersion would be allowed “only of the ones which are made from biodegradable material and not plastic/Plaster of Paris”. “Only those colours
should be used on idols which are environment–friendly,” the NGT bench headed by chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar said.

India has lost nearly 41 per cent of its tiger habitat. As per the latest report of the International Union of Conservation Network (IUCN), India suffered the most range contraction among the tiger-range countries.

Tiger-range countries, where tigers still roam free, are Bhutan, China, Nepal, Thailand, Russia, to name a few.

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