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Urbanization is great contributor to environmental pollution: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A seminar focusing on Urbanization and Environment’ was held to sensitize on raising pollution concerns in the Karachi city due to expansion of urban areas and welled population growth. The event was organized by National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in partnership with PARCO, Sindh and Department of Youth Affairs. The participants from public and private sector, environmental scientists, civil society were present on the occasion in large number.…Read More

Nuclear industry – least radiation contributor to the environment

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article image THE ABUNDANCE and provenance of radioactive elements amidst the earth’s surface is flagrant since its creation. The origin for these radioactive elements is believed to be cosmic and pre existing in the earth surface. Radiation is the energy that is emitted from the radioactive elements and is in the process of being transmitted. The source from where earth receives radiation is the outer space and the radioactive substances found in the ground, sea and the air. There are mainly…Read More