Tag: Threat

RICKETTSIOSIS: A NEGLECTED ONE HEALTH THREAT

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Pakistan is the 4th largest milk producing country of the world. Total annual milk production of Pakistan is 34 million tons. A big portion (58%) of this production is obtained from buffaloes. So, the livestock is considered as an asset for the people of Pakistan. Healthy livestock means more production, prosperous farmers and ultimately progressing […]…Read More

Poor Quality of Drinking water, an alarming threat: Present Challenges and Future Perspectives

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Water, water, water, this is the most horrible cry of the present era. Day by day increase in environmental temperature has rung the ever day increasing demand for drinking water. However, our so called modernization such as urbanization, sky touching industries and the most important, rapid population growth has consigned gigantic stress on fresh water […]…Read More

Pollinators decline; a threat to world food supply

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article image Pollination is a natural ecological process that benefits mankind and is mainly done by insect population. Insects pollinate crops, assist the process of food production and significantly increase the yield of certain crops. Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of a flower of the same species, which results in fertilization of plant ovaries and the production of seeds. Pollinators visit flowers in their…Read More

Alarming threat in Orchards-Over-irrigation

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article image Significance of water in crop production and photosynthesis: Water plays a vital role in crop production and photosynthesis. Photosynthesis helps in creating enzymes, proteins, vitamins, hormones and amino acids that supports tree growth and fruit production, additionally oils and sugars in the fruit. Water serves as an incredible source in supplying salts and minerals to the roots and leaves. On the other hand, water utilized for leaching helps…Read More

Environmental depletion a common threat to Central Asian states

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) stressed the need to bridge the gap of collaboration in science and technology within ECO member countries. He urged this while addressing the 6th ECO Working Group Meeting on Environment. "Environmental degradation, water and air pollution, deforestation and desertification, ozone layer depletion, land degradation, and threatened biodiversity have caused in climate change and ecological…Read More

Climate change bigger threat to terrorism

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A parliamentary panel has been informed that climate change posed a greater security threat to Pakistan than terrorism because it could affect temperatures, environment, economy and the future policies of the country. Climate change experts expressed these views at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change that was held at the Parliament House. The committee was informed that climate change could trigger severe disruptions with ever…Read More

Climate change bigger threat to terrorism

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A parliamentary panel has been informed that climate change posed a greater security threat to Pakistan than terrorism because it could affect temperatures, environment, economy and the future policies of the country. Climate change experts expressed these views at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change that was held at the Parliament House. The committee was informed that climate change could trigger…Read More

Tapeworm: A threat to human health and its prevention

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article image What is worm? "Any of numerous long, slender, soft-bodied, legless, bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates is known as worm". There are different kinds of worms like flat worms, roundworms, tapeworms. Among these, tapeworms are of great medical importance because tapeworms are the worms which transfer most from livestock to humans so having great zoonotic importance. Tapeworms are given such a name because of their tape like structure. Their body is divided into different…Read More

Tapeworm: A threat to human health and its preventive measures

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article image What is worm? "Any of numerous long, slender, soft-bodied, legless, bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates is known as worm". There are different kinds of worms like (flat worms, roundworms, tapeworms). Among these, tapeworms are of great medical importance because tapeworms are the worms which transfer most from livestock to humans so having great zoonotic importance. Tapeworms are given such a name because of their tape like structure. Their body is divided into different…Read More