Date archive forAugust, 2014
By Editor On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Swat admin fails to control deforestation

Tree cutting in Swat By Abdur Razzaq PESHAWAR: Forests in every country help preserve biodiversity, fight climate change and support people’s livelihood, but despite the benefits, officials in Pakistan have failed More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Is kitchen gardening the way forward?

ISLAMABAD Sophia Shafiq  More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Monsoon and vulnerability of food-insecure Balochistan

By Safiullah Shahwani QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN: Natural disasters have caused more damage to mankind in the 21st century than ever before, triggering unimaginable crisis of food security worldwide. Monsoon Contingency More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Farmers in Mardan unable to cope climate changes

By Ismail Hashmi Climate change, a change in global and regional climate patterns, although contributes to adjustments in lifestyles for communities all over Pakistan, some areas are particularly at risk. One such More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Killer effluents destroying freshwater sources

By Wasi Qureshi Tando Mohammad Khan “Since it’s polluted, we don’t drink the canal water,” says a woman resident of Tando Mohammad Khan. “The canal has become a junkyard, which is full of insects and More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
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IUCN team rescues endangered green turtle stranded in mud flat along Karachi coast

By Amar Guriro KARACHI, SINDH: A team of cetacean experts of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Sea Turtles Project found a female green turtle stranding in the mud flats under the mangrove More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
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Even herdsmen will feel effects of climate change

Safiullah Shahwani QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN: Nasir Marri, Balaach Marri and their cousins strive hard to mint a livelihood for themselves and other members of their family at a very young and tender age in the scorching More...

By Editor On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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DHA in Multan plans mega project without EIA report

By Shakeel Baloch MULTAN, PUNJAB: Cutting of thousands of mango trees to establish a mega housing project in Multan by Pakistan’s largest military housing authority has become a matter of concern for environmentalists More...