Tag: Dangerous

Dangerous negligence of climate change

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article image From Balochistan to Sindh, fishermen complained about the depleting fish resources in coastal areas. Pakistan is no stranger to being plagued by multiple crises. News headlines are usually dominated by issues like terrorism, extremism and power shortage but an even more alarming danger could affect the future of Pakistan if it is not tackled on a priority basis. The dangerous threat we all know as climate change has been virtually left off the radar by our less than visionary leaders…Read More

Dangerous bug attacks date trees

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A dangerous date palm sap-sucking insect known as Dubas bug - locally known as Sherrgo - is spreading in Balochistan, affecting the overall date production and exports."The bug had first been detected in 1999 in Balochistan's Panjgur district," an official at the National Agricultural Research Council (NARC) told the media.Pakistan produces 540,000 tons of dates every year, of which 280 million tons are produced in Sindh while 175,000 tons are produced in Balochistan…Read More