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Call for creating awareness of climate change issues

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GILGIT: Speakers at a conference on Friday declared glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan as water bombs for communities of the mountainous region, saying deforestation in the region could trigger climate change, which in turn would affect crops, productivity and livelihoods besides creating water pollution and energy crisis. Local and foreign environmental experts explained how climate change was […]

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Transportation through Indus: Climate ministry objects to Punjab govt’s initiative

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change has expressed reservations about the Punjab government’s recent initiative of introducing inland transportation through River Indus. The provincial government has set up the Inland Water Transport Development Company (IWTDC) to introduce water transport between various cities on the bank of Indus in Punjab. However, the Global Change Impact Studies […]

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Project aims to promote biodiversity conservation

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change is implementing a project to promote conservation of biodiversity and strengthen existing conservation efforts by using an innovative market-based mechanism, according to official sources. The project called “Mountains and market biodiversity and business in northern Pakistan” aims to develop community and institutional capacity for certified production of biodiversity-friendly and […]

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Save the environment, or else

By: Hashim Abro Regrettably, like our past successive rulers, the present rulers, particularly, in Sindh, did not take initiatives which could have proven to be significant to our country’s economic growth and environmental protection. Our economy and ecosystem is on the decline but our politicians and bureaucrats never seem to bother. The posts of chairperson […]

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