Date archive forNovember, 2015
By Editor On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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A changing world

Farheen Amna Fareed KARACHI: Seawater is standing at a distance while the bare-footed children are playing. Women can be seen carrying utensils to find freshwater and firewood for their households. Chairman Pakistan More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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Fishermen, the casualties of climate change

Shahzad Anwar KARACHI: A concrete wall is raised in Chashma village, adjacent to the historic fishermen’s settlement Ibrahim Haideri in Karachi to stop seawater intrusion, yet not all has become hunky dory for More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Ministry of Climate Change, IUCN roll out National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

PRESS RELEASE ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, on Thursday, rolled out a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), to synergize More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Amid rising sea, Karachi’s fishermen fear the future

Moomal Manzoor KARACHI: Shehrbano of Chashma Goth, the historical fishermen village in Karachi, is an example of courage. Her husband, once a waterman, is suffering from paralysis for the last 19 years, and she More...

By Editor On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Karachi’s fishermen in debt trap

Amir Chouhan KARACHI: Few years back when Juman Jatt went to distant waters to fish, he always returned with ample catch to feed his family for months. But now, it’s just the opposite. Juman is a dweller of More...

By Editor On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Sea level rise triggers migration, poverty

Ayesha Shaheen KARACHI: The sea is calm. While children, with no cares of the world, are playing, Rehmat Khatoon is busy in household chores. Living in Chashma Goth, 25kms off Karachi city; despite being an elderly More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Amid rising sea, Karachi’s fishermen struggle to survive

Zulfiqar Rajpar KARACHI: Rasheeda Jatt, a fisherwoman and resident of Chasma Goth, a fishermen settlement of Karachi, shifted her house after it was submerged in seawater. Sea level rise has become a serious More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Losing to the sea

Rabab Ibrahim KARACHI: Shahzad Ahmed, a former resident of the city’s fishermen settlement Chashma Goth in Ibrahim Hyderi, has witnessed much of the colony’s area being submerged into the sea. He migrated More...