The disposable protective gear is manufactured from polypropylene and will thus disintegrate quickly in the ocean, making it almost impossible to recover, she added.
Around 215 people -- farmers, rural labourers and cattle grazers -- have now died from strikes in Bihar since late March.
Conservation organisation Pew Charitable Trusts also hailed the move.
'For a month now, we're starting to see these masks. It's a new type of pollution.'
Officials said it repeatedly strayed and hunted near human settlements, attacking cattle and endangering humans.
Years of oil extraction, garbage dumping has resulted in the loss of habitat of several species.
India has not seen locust swarms on this scale since 1993 when it experienced a widespread plague.
About ten percent of the world's population, or 770 million people, today live on land less than five metres above the high tide line.
Officials counted as many as 43 female tigers and 11 cubs using over 700 pairs of all-weather night-vision camera traps.
The animal keepers and veterinary staff were alerted to monitor the animals, particularly tiger and primates for checking any symptoms of cold, nasal discharge or any symptoms of flu.
The fish you eat from the sea could be containing the very garbage you discarded.
'These are incredible animals. The ocean deserves more respect and treatment against plastic rubbish,' wrote one user.
Recent out-of-control fires in the Amazon and Australia -- both made more likely and more intense by climate change -- suggest that many ecosystems are "teetering on the edge of this precipice," he added.
The use of Chinese sharp strings or manjha is banned in New Delhi and elsewhere but weak enforcement means it continues to be widely used.
The smoke had travelled halfway around Earth, crossing South America, turning the skies hazy and causing colorful sunrises and sunsets, on January 8th, said NASA.
"When science tells us that a practice is damaging to coral reefs, to fish populations, or to the ocean itself, our people take note and our visitors do too."
The 'Marine Cemetery' located at the estuary in Kozhikode in Kerala which opened its gates on 4th December, World Wildlife Conservation Day, has an important message: Our world is dying.