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Pakistan needs to reverse environmental degradation

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KARACHI: The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-Moon, after witnessing the melting Arctic ice in 2009, remarked: “Our foot is stuck on the accelerator and we are heading towards an abyss.” Shedding light on degradation of the environment, a member of NGO Shehri — Citizens for a Better Environment, Roland deSouza, highlighted the statement to emphasise […]

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Eco unfriendly: The loss of Karachi’s urban wetlands

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KARACHI: The loss city’s freshwater bodies over the past three decades has disturbed the port city’s overall natural atmosphere and beauty. “There were around 20 freshwater wetlands in different areas [of Karachi],” recalled World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan’s technical adviser Muhammad Moazzam Khan. There were different-sized lakes in parts of the city, such as Gulshan-e-Iqbal, […]

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