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Newspaper Clippings 2020


 December, 2020

 Himalayan vulture at Point Calimere after 12-year gap

Flock of bar - headed geese arrives at Point Calimere sanctuary

World heading for 3oC temp rise this century: un report  

TN’s tree cover spread of 8% to 17% alarming

Now, get real-time data on rainfall, groundwater level

Soil enables life - industrial agriculture damages it. Regenerative farming restores soil.

Dredging Pallikaranai marsh will turn groundwater saline: Experts

Apex panel setup to oversee India’s climate change goals

File report on ECR stormwater drain project soon, says NGT

Emerald Beach out of reckoning for Blue Flag

Govt. Plans to restore tanks in Chennai’s western suburbs

Rare Myristica swamp tree frog found in Thrissur

Not all Indian droughts are caused by El Nino

Cyclone Burevi brings heavy rain across state even as it weakens

Palk Bay’s corals get a booster shot



                                     Ecological park to come up by Korattur lake

The Ocean give us oxygen - full of wondrous antiquity, the seas run through humanity’s veins

The roots of stability : How seagrasses form the ocean’s meadows of life

Birds throng Vandalur, Udhayamarthandam and Point Calimere

Pollution levels dip in Chennai this Deepavali

Covid, squatters delay eco-restoration of 3 water bodies

CRZ clearance given for water supply scheme

Thenpennai river covered with foam

Industries violated air pollution norms : study

24 pvt firms pledge to move towards ‘carbon neutrality’

Enel shows renewable energy is more profitable and faster than fossil fuels

October, 2020

Cleaning up of channels in Kosasthalaiyar basin starts

Scientists welcome these winged infiltrators

6% drop in SO2 emission, but India still remains top polluter

In 5 years, areas 100m inland may go under the sea

How global warming might affect food security

Fly ash from power station leaks into Ennore creek

Corporation turns Kotturpuram dump into mini forest

CPCB flags unsafe disposal of carcasses

Will early harvest, late Diwali help north avoid airpocalypse this year

Air pollution killed 1.6 m in India, but Ujjwala Yojan’a success report

September 2020
The Draft EIA Notification 2020 protects both environment and jobs. Its critics are barking up the wrong tree
August 2020
July 2020

Animators diverted, source segregation goes for a toss

Green-lighting ecological decimation amidst a pandemic

Cumulative coverage of major crop increases by a lakh hectare

June 2020
May 2020


April 2020 


Pollution adds to north Chennai’s vulnerability

This Earth Day, go sustainable with low-waste sponges

NO2 levels decline steeply as fossil fuel consumption drops

Wildlife photographs will add to relief funds

Farmers stare at bitter Baisakhi as corana strikes in peak season

Discarded face masks pose hazard

First-ever heat wave recorded in Antarctica

City’s air quality index continues to be moderate, shows CPCB data



February 2020

To reverse mass extinction of species, set quantitative goals for wildlife and biodiversity protection


January 2020



10 more wetland sites in India get global tag