The Weekly Wrap: California Fires to Problematic Ecotourism policies in India.

Published on Sep 29, 2020

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Shamita

Let Me Breathe partnered with the UN Environment Programme and Climate & Clean Air Coalition to bring you stories of #CleanAirBharat. The events included City Session Chapter 8: Agra with the aim of finding clean air solutions in Agra, A Town Hall discussion for collective action to clear up Chennai’s air, a conversation on clean air solutions for India with Dia Mirza and Vijay Shekhar Sharma, and a discussion with mothers from different parts of India on clean air solutions that will help our present and future generations. On to the weekly updates that you might have missed this week: 1. Uttarakhand’s draft ecotourism policy could threaten biodiversity 2. MSPCB calls for compliance with biomedical waste management norms 3. Report flags violations in creation of India’s first critical wildlife habitats 4. Green tribunal slams state, Centre for not protecting Saranda forests 5. Thwaites in Antarctica is the 'Doomsday Glacier', whose vulnerability can be spotted in these maps 6. California governor declares state of emergency in five counties due to fire 7. Sri Lanka assesses oil-slick from a fire-stricken supertanker (Are you an eco-warrior? Have you spotted an environment story in your locality that the world missed? Tell us an environment story that may have missed the mainstream news and get a chance to feature in the newsletter next week. Connect with us on Instagram and Twitter)

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