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Forests area squeezes from 150,000 to 60,000 sq miles

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Experts at the inaugural ceremony of tree plantation campaign have shown concern over the rapid curtailment in forest area in the country from 150,000 square miles to 60,000 square miles. They also said that plantation would not only be beneficial for country’s environmental system but it would also reduce negative effects of global warming. The ceremony was organised by the University of Karachi’s Registrar Office in collaboration with KU Centre of Excellence…Read More

UN moves to confirm Pak claim on 50,000 sq kms in Arabian Sea

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MONITORING REPORT IBD: The United Nations has agreed to constitute a sub commission to finalise the technical details confirming Pakistan’s claim over 50,000 square kilometres of Exclusive Extended Economic Zone in the Arabian Sea. "The constitution of the sub-commission by the UN Commission on Law of Seas (UNCLOS) in our case means that Pakistan has almost made the case," an official source said, adding that this really was great news, UNCLOS has recently to Pakistan. …Read More

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