Date archive forSeptember, 2014
By Editor On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Climate change taking its toll on Pakistan’s agriculture

Haroon Akram Gill LAHORE, PUNJAB: Pakistan is being hit by the impacts of Climate Change more than any other part of the world and under the cycle of extreme weather events for last consecutive five years. Flash More...

By Editor On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Karachi’s lungs are shrinking

Salahuddin Abbasi KARACHI, SINDH: The greedy industrialists have started using mangrove wood to ignite the chimneys of their factories since Karachi has started facing acute shortage of natural gas and electricity, More...

By Editor On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Floods, its damages and the failed projects

Babrik Karmal Jamali GANDAKHA, JAFARABAD, BALOCHISTAN: Whatever the plans are being made in the world they provide a huge range of profit to the people. In the same way plans were executed in Balochistan which More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Climate Change brings more sufferings for food insecure Balochistan

Safiullah Shahwani QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN: Floods are not new for Balochistan, but frequent floods since last few years caused disturbance for this poor and food insecure province. On one hand, Baluchistan suffers More...

By Editor On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Confiscated rare freshwater turtles get way back to the Indus

Staff Report SUKKUR: In a brief but momentous ceremony held in Sukkur today, the rare turtles smuggled from Pakistan into China and repatriated recently were released in their native habitat alongside the Indus More...

By Editor On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Engro becomes part of the global campaign on the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI, SINDH The UN General Assembly has proclaimed 16th September as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol More...

By Editor On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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229 Black Pond turtles seized at Karachi airport

Amar Guriro/Photos Courtesy: Sindh Wildlife Department KARACHI, SINDH: Officials at the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi confiscated a heavy consignment of about 229 of Black Pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii) More...

By Editor On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Climate change questions Pakistan’s supremacy in global basmati market

Shahzada Irfan Ahmed LAHORE, PUNJAB: The unprecedentedly severe floods in Chenab and the incessant rains at a time when they were least expected have affected hundreds of thousands of people in Punjab, the most More...

By Editor On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Will pollution take marine life to a stake?

Hamid ur Rehman KARACHI: For Mohammad, a 75 year old fisherman, hopes comes to an end as the pollution destroys the marine life especially the fish, which always remained only source of livelihood for him and his More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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First dictionary in Sindhi language on Climate change launched

Staff Report KARACHI, SINDH: WWF-Pakistan’s Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan (CCAP) project in collaboration with Friends of Indus Forum formally launched first dictionary More...