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Govt’s efforts to protect environment

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Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said the government was striving for the protection of the wildlife and their habitats, predominantly snow leopard that was worsening after global warming brought climate change. “Major threat to the survival of the wildlife are human-triggered climate change and their habitats and deforestation were worsening climate change associated impacts for […]…Read More

Mainstreaming Environment in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is must to protect fragile Environment of Pakistan

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article image IUCN in partnership with Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a panel discussion on Mainstreaming Environment in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during the 32ndAnnual General Meeting of Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE)on the theme of "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Regional Integration". Mr. Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan chaired the session and emphasized on climate smart…Read More

Control weeds and protect your garden during harsh summer by mulching

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article image There are many reasons to use mulch in your garden. Mulch keeps weeds down, improves soil structure and makes your garden more attractive. Another big plus for using mulch is that it prevents water loss by evaporation and conserves the amount of water you will have to use in the summer and reduce water consumption in summer. Mulch also reduces the temperature in root zone by covering the soil that prevents direct sun light to soil surface. Therefore it has…Read More

Protect Soil to "Protect Agriculture"

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article image A plant is standing with full courage and phenotypically looks healthy, the reason behind this is what, that is soil, which support the plants. It stands so strongly that a strong flood will lose its velocity of speed just because of those plants that are supported by soil. The unconsolidated material or upper layer of earth where nutrients are present known as soil. Soil provides physical support to the plants. It is complex mixture of minerals such as water (25%), air (25%),…Read More

Efforts on to protect human health, environment from POPs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) accumulate in the fatty tissues of living organisms including humans, and are found at higher concentration in the food chain and are toxic to both humans and wildlife. As a result of releases to the environment over the past several decades, these POPs are now widely distributed over large regions and in some cases are found around the globe. This was highlighted at a two-day "National Inception and Training Workshop…Read More

SLF taking initiatives to protect snow leopards

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STAFF REPORT CHITRAL: Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) Pakistan has been camera trapping in Terich Valley, which is helping determine the population of snow leopards and other ungulates in the region. SLF has successfully captured on camera many wild species, including the snow leopard, wolf, ibex, fox, jackal, wild cat and cape hare by using the latest motion sensor camera with night vision. "The most important aspect of the study is the support from Terich Valley community which…Read More

SLF taking initiatives to protect snow leopards

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article image STAFF REPORT CHITRAL: Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) Pakistan has been camera trapping in Terich Valley, which is helping determine the population of snow leopards and other ungulates in the region. SLF has successfully captured on camera many wild species, including the snow leopard, wolf, ibex, fox, jackal, wild cat and cape hare by using the latest motion sensor camera with night vision. "The most important aspect of the study is the support from Terich Valley community which…Read More

Telecom policy to protect against monopolistic practices

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government has decided to draft competition rules in an attempt to bar telecom companies from any possible monopolistic practice in the new telecommunication policy 2015. Officials familiar with the development said that the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), which has approved the policy in December, has directed the IT ministry to have it vetted by the Law, Justice and Human Rights Division before enforcement. The ECC specifically directed the ministry to…Read More

Clean energy must to protect Biodiversity

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The utilization of renewable energy in territories near natural living space of common leopard specie can impact a great deal in reducing deforestation thus mitigating the exposure of the leopard species to human settlements. Uzma Khan, Director Worldwide Fund (WWF-Pakistan), said while speaking in a meeting that renewable energy was not only an agent for clean environment but its role in biodiversity preservation and reduction of deforestation is also inevitable. "…Read More

Govt efforts on to protect forests

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SIDRA SAIF ISB: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahid Ullah has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is deeply concerned over the rapid shrinking of forest cover of the country. For, deforestation has exacerbated country’s exposure to various devastating impacts of climate change caused due to global warming. "The PM is deeply upset over illegal tree-cutting in the country, particularly in Chilas, Swat, Chitral and those which constitute riverine forests. Because, the…Read More