Tag: Hazardous

Hazardous waste from Shipbreaking requires legitimate, scientific administration

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STAFF REPORT BHURBAN: Ship recycling activities at Gadani shipbreaking yard are environmentally-damaging and unsustainable" and causing degradation of marine and coastal ecosystems in the country; this is stated by experts and government representative while speaking at the workshop "Hazardous Waste Assessment for the Environmentally-Sound Management of Waste from Ship recycling in the Pakistan", organized by Ministry of Climate Change. They likewise underlined the…Read More

Pesticides are hazardous for crops

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article image PR: The excessive use of pesticides in agriculture is dangerous to crops, beneficial insects, human health and environment. This was stated by Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad while presiding over a meeting of technical committee of a Public Sector Development Project (PSDP) on National Pesticides Residues Monitoring System in Pakistan at PARC. According to experts about 60% of horticultural crops contain pesticides residues above the maximum…Read More

Hazardous impacts of pesticides discussed

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article image Press Release: The excessive use of pesticides in agriculture is dangerous to crops, beneficial insects, human health and environment. This was stated by Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad while presiding over a meeting of technical committee of a Public Sector Development Project (PSDP) on National Pesticides Residues Monitoring System in Pakistan at PARC. According to experts about 60% of horticultural crops contain pesticides residues above the…Read More

PCRWR finds 10 mineral water brands hazardous

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found 10 mineral water brands in the country unsafe due to chemicals and contamination.These brands included Dewan Water Express, Aqua National, Natur Aqua, Butt Water, Best Natural, Noble, AFRA, NASH, Aftab Qarshi and Ideal Life were found unsafe by the PCRWR, shows the PCRWR quarterly monitoring report. The PCRWR has been tasked for quarterly monitoring of mineral water brands and publicise the results to…Read More