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Environmental degradation incurring Rs365 billion loss every year

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Like every poor and third world country having meager resources and low level of awareness about national issues, Pakistan too is confronting with the ever-increasing issue of environment degradation. The situation is very discouraging despite the fact that the country is signatory of a number of international protocols, conventions and agreements to control environment that involves agriculture, pollution, ecosystem, wildlife, land protection, increasing temperature,…Read More

Pollution incurring Rs365b to Pakistan annually

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Environmental degradation may cost Pakistan’s economy over Rs 365 billion every year of which inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene accounts for Rs 112 billion, agricultural soil degradation Rs 70 billion, indoor pollution Rs 67 billion, urban air pollution Rs 65 billion, lead exposure Rs 45 billion and land degradation and deforestation Rs 6 billion, says the new Economic Survey of Pakistan 2013-2104. According to the research, some environmental experts…Read More