Date archive forOctober, 2015
By Editor On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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Climate change: Seasonal migration becomes routine for people of Thar

Sanjay Sadhwani Mithi, Tharparkar: As climate change has affected the livelihoods of thousands of inhabitants of Tharparkar Desert, forced migration of people towards barrage areas has become more frequent in recent More...

By Editor On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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Despite rain, drought unchanged in Thar Desert

Jeetesh Maheshwari MITHI, THARPARKAR: After continuous droughts for the last three years, this year in July Thar Desert received heavy rains – essential for the livelihoods of the dwellers. The vegetation is More...

By Editor On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Bagrot valley of Gilgit loses forests, the only source of livelihood

How a Tree is Made into Lumber, vintage engraving Riaz Ali GILGIT: As the winter is just around the corner, 60-year-old Syed Ibrahim Balgi has become anxious about getting firewood to combat cold. He has 12 family More...

By Editor On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Forest dieback or deforestation: Indigenous trees face extinction in Thar

Shahbaz Ali Mithi, Tharparkar: Although recent rains in Tharparkar have given new life to the existing foliage, over the years the region has seen a gradual decrease in the number of indigenous trees. The types More...

By Editor On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Entangled green turtle safely released in Balochistan

Photo courtesy: WWF-Pakistan Staff Report KARACHI A Local fisherman of Balochistan coast, Yasir Amin was operating in Sonmiani Bay found green turtle entangled in his katra net and after a struggle of about two More...