Tag: earth

Green army, mother earth and Gorakh hill mountain

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 I lost the hope from fighting with Environmental Idiots and lost my tempo to stand against environmental corrupts. Those idiots and the corrupts have joint venturous programs. The joint ventures of poisonous projects. They sucked my blood by squeezing my arteries and veins and left me nothing but inactive and immoveable. Those idiots/corrupts are the […]…Read More

Overview on earth and role of Geologist for the service of mankind

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article image The study of earth, water, air and the processes that influence them is called earth science. The 4.6 billion years earth’s history is depicted in the Geologic Time Scale. The earth is composed of different dynamic tectonic plates leading to a theory of Plate Tectonics. The earth is composed of three major layers which include […]…Read More

Establishment of China-Pakistan joint research centre on earth sciences proposed

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article image ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Wednesday proposed the establishment of a China-Pakistan Joint Research Centre on Earth Sciences, a multi-disciplinary Centre with an aim to improve resilience to natural hazards. The proposal was given in a meeting of a six-member delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), headed by Vice Director Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment Cui Peng with the Chairperson…Read More

Earth Day marked to save world from disasters

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) is making efforts to establish at least one natural history museum in each province of Pakistan as the museum is such an important entity to impart informal education. PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) said this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a one-day training workshop titled "Gemology and Modern techniques of lapidary and celebration of International Earth Day" at Pakistan Museum of Natural…Read More

Do something, earth is getting warm

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article image "Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink water don’t sit this one out, do something"……(Carl Sagan). Few days back global warming was considered as just the topic for science conference but with the changing environment and it’s effects it seem like worst nightmare is becoming true. From the last few years we have seen significant changes in our environment and rain pattern. Floods are increasing and we are…Read More

Pakistan photo wins Wiki Loves Earth contest

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A Pakistan photograph has won the Wiki Loves Earth contest, organised by the Wikimedia Foundation. The picture taken by Zaeem Siddiq from Lower Kachura Lake, a popular tourist destination in Central Karakoram National Park, Skardu, Pakistan, has been declared the best international picture for the year 2015.The global 2015 edition has seen more than 8,500 contestants participating from 26 countries, with over 100,000 photo submissions throughout the month of May.From…Read More

Climate change is transforming life on earth

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article image AROUND THE entire globe, temperature is fluctuating, sea levels are rising and season is shifting. Our Planet must still provide us water, air food and safe places to survive. If we don’t take steps now, climate change will promptly alter the waters and land we all depend upon for existence, leaving our offspring and grandchildren with an altered world. Heat-trapping gases released by automobiles, deforestation, power plants, and other sources are warming up and altering the globe.…Read More

Carbon-free world must for making earth liveable

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The global warming, which continues to unleash devastating impacts in different parts of the world including Pakistan, has emerged as a biggest challenge of the present century. "Climate change has increased frequency in flash floods, forest fires, erratic and torrential rains and led to sea-level rise, melting of glaciers and overall environmental degradation," said Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah, while addressing the three-day policy…Read More

Climate-resilient urban development key to sustainability of life on earth, Mushahid Ullah Khan

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article image Staff Report ISD: Ms. Bella Evidente, UN-Habitat Country Head in Pakistan, briefed the Mushahid Ullah Khan, Federal Minister for Climate Change about a range of climate change, sustainable urban, housing, sustainable land use planning and water and sanitation related activities and programmes initiated in the country. In this meeting she informed the minister about partnership program launched in the country. The UN-Habitat country head said the minister that now the organization is…Read More

Knowledge urged to empower youth on use of earth observation

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day 8th SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum on "Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan" has recently been organized at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) in Islamabad. This youth forum was jointly organized by PARC and ICIMOD under SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative supported by the NASA and USAID. The main aim of the youth forum is to raise awareness and empower youth in Pakistan on the use earth observation information and allied…Read More