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UAF holds awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day

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article image FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) held an awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day aimed at creating the awareness among the people about the blessings of trees. The rally organised by the Department of Forestry UAF was led by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. The rally commenced from Admin Block was concluded at Faculty of Agriculture. The participants were carrying placards inscribed with…Read More

Science communication is the key to create biodiversity awareness: Speakers

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article image The misuse of nature by human-induced activities has resulted in the huge part of the World's environmental frameworks to the brink of halt. To understand the societal changes due to change in climatic patterns, biodiversity conservation researcher should be morepre-emptive, aggressive, and consciousin growingecologicaladeptness, said by speakers of the one-day training workshop titled "Biodiversity awareness through science communication" jointly organized by University of Science…Read More

Awareness about mosquito repellent plants

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article image Mosquito species found in many parts of the world can transmit a number of diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever. Because there is no specific treatment for many of the mosquito-borne diseases, and few vaccines or medicines available to prevent them, the best protection is to avoid mosquito bites. (Also see your doctor before travel for anti-malarial medication if going to a malaria-risk area.) Over 1 million people die from mosquito-borne diseases every year, and…Read More

DHA seminar increases awareness about nature

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A seminar on Greener DHA organized by Institute of Architects Pakistan in collaboration with DHA has recently been held at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed was chief guest on the occasion. The Administrator termed the seminar as a remarkable initiative heralding the beginning of a reinvigorated awareness in society for preservation of nature and promotion of horticulture to ensure greener, cleaner and healthy environment…Read More

DHA seminar increases awareness about nature

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A seminar on Greener DHA organized by Institute of Architects Pakistan in collaboration with DHA has recently been held at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed was chief guest on the occasion. The Administrator termed the seminar as a remarkable initiative heralding the beginning of a reinvigorated awareness in society for preservation of nature and promotion of horticulture to ensure greener, cleaner and healthy environment for a…Read More

Low literacy behind lack of environment awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Vice Chancellor Air University Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir has said that there is a strong need for awareness to the layman and this is the reason that they are looking at renewable energy sources to exploit them to the fullest and be fruitful for an ordinary person. He said this during the recently held 5th International conference on Renewable energy and energy Efficiency’ in Islamabad. The event was organized in collaboration with REAP.In the recent years, Air…Read More

Low literacy behind lack of environment awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Vice Chancellor Air University Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir has said that there is a strong need for awareness to the layman and this is the reason that they are looking at renewable energy sources to exploit them to the fullest and be fruitful for an ordinary person. He said this during the recently held 5th International conference on Renewable energy and energy Efficiency’ in Islamabad. The event was organized in collaboration with REAP. In the recent years,…Read More

LEAD organises debrief to raise climate change awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Pakistan, an NGO, has recently organized a debrief on COP21 to discuss the outcome of COP21 and way forward. Arif Ahmed Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, was the chief guest at the occasion while Hina Lotia, Director Programmes, LEAD Pakistan, highlighted the objectives of debrief and the deliberations. It is important to note that COP21, also known as the Paris Climate Conference 2015 successfully reached…Read More

TDF upfront in promoting environmental conservation awareness

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Dawood Foundation (TDF) and the Government of Sindh’s Education and Literacy Department reported a community undertaking to instruct understudies on natural conservation. Students from 80 schools from Karachi will be demonstrated TDF-supported documentaries about the shocking regular legacy of Pakistan’s national parks, Margalla Hills and Chitral, and the protection issues identified with them. Sabrina Dawood, CEO, TDF, said, "Pakistan is at grave danger…Read More

LWMC starts awareness drive for clean environment

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has sorted out an extensive awareness drive to sensitize masses especially students about environmental requisites and precautionary measures in order to develop a sustainable and healthier society. The awareness drive entailed awareness walk, address, screening of narrative, grounds cleanup movement and setting up of camps for enlistment and re-dressal of waste related dissensions in Government Commerce College. Jamil…Read More