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Rs 300 bn worth trees chopped off prior to PTI govt in KPK: Murad Saeed

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of Communications Murad Saeed Friday said prior to Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rs 300 billion worth trees were chopped off from 2008-13 in the province which resulted into massive climate change impacts. Addressing a seminar while inaugurating Clean and Green Pakistan Plantation drive at Construction Technology Training Institute […]

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Plans to cut pollen producing trees in the capital

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ISLAMABAD: With residents of the federal capital facing record concentrations of pollen earlier this year, the civic agency has devised a plan to get rid of trees which are majorly responsible for the spread of pollen allergy in the capital. This was disclosed in a plan submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) by the Capital Development […]

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Fashion Pakistan plants 100 gulmohar trees in Lyari

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KARACHI-Fashion Pakistan’s ‘Sew. Reap. Repeat’ campaign in collaboration with Kiran Foundation came to a successful close here the other day. At this tree plantation drive, the last of the 100 gulmohar trees, was planted in the heart of Lyari by Mahira Miyanji, a Lyari native who is working to educate the girls of Lyari free […]

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Heatwaves imminent if tree cover not increased

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KARACHI:Heatwaves in the port city, similar to the one in 2015, are expected to become a common occurrence in the future, warns a new report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to be released today (Monday). According to the IPCC’s report, global warming of 1.5ºC-2°C is going to worsen the situation in the city […]

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Sector F-10 green area: Petition filed against cement mixing plant

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ISLAMABAD: A citizen has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking order against establishing a cement mixing plant in a green area of Sector F-10/3. Petitioner Tahir Pervaiz through his counsel Yasir Mehmood Chaudhry has filed the petition against the establishment of a concrete batching plant, commonly known as cement mixing plant, in the green area […]

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Felling of trees in full swing across city

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Municipal and other authorities have started cutting fully grown trees at greenbelts and parks in the city in the garb of creating space for plantation drives though the plantation season that usually lasts from July to September is over and the scorching heat of October would not let new saplings thrive. Trees are being felled […]

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