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Ministry to develop less vulnerable crops to climate change

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Climate change ministry to develop new breeds of livestock and varieties of crops, that are less vulnerable to adverse impacts of the climate change after taking input from relevant experts from public and private sectors The agriculture sector is facing five major risks caused by climate change counting as sea level, glacial retreats, floods, higher […]…Read More

Comprehensive conservation initiative needed for protecting vulnerable ecosystems, forests and wildlife of Pakistan

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article image PAKISTAN, LOCATED on the western edge of South Asia represents diverse ecosystems extending from the snow clad mountains in the north, wide river valleys, vast flood plains and deserts criss-crossing the nation with unique coastal ecosystems along her southern and south western borders. Within these vast areas are located different ecosystems with specific forest types and a rich diversity of wildlife. The spectacular natural beauty of the nation draws several tourists around the globe. But…Read More

Wildlife becoming vulnerable to global warming: WWF

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: WWF Pakistan has urged the need for the protection and conservation of wildlife in Pakistan, which is most vulnerable to global warming. "Wildlife is an important resource with economic, cultural and recreational value to humans, and is also an integral part of biodiversity of Pakistan. Global warming and climate change is forcing wildlife to change its behaviours, he said, adding that for instance, many birds are nesting, breeding, and migrating earlier as…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective: Mushahidullah

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article image Staff Report ISB: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective, Mushahidullah Khan

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article image SIDRA SAIF ISD: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in assisting…Read More

Farming in vulnerable climate

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article image Climatic variability is the single most important factor that limits agricultural productivity. All climate factors face continuous change and these are posing a serious threat to the food production systems across the world. Those areas are facing worst situation where food productivity depends on the helpless nature. The short-term change in the climatic factors (rainfall, light, temperature, snow fall) is termed as variability in climate. During the last fifty years, this planet has…Read More

Pakistan highly vulnerable to climate change effects

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: Climate change has multiplied serious concerns for Pakistan an agro-based economy as it is extremely vulnerable to the effects of climate change posing severe social, environmental and economic challenges. The stakeholders need to come up with a tangible and target oriented policy to minimize the effects of climate change in the country.These views were expressed by various speakers at a recently held three-day session of Agricultural Model Inter-comparison and Improvement…Read More

Mountain ecosystem vulnerable to climate change

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s mountain ecosystems are vulnerable to unfolding climate change impacts, which has expedited the pace glacial melt, disturbed rainfall pattern and affected livelihood of millions of those living in mountain areas."Effective mitigation of negative impacts and adapting to them is not possible, if the impacts are not analyzed and their causes studied in depth," said Federal Climate Change Minister, Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan, while addressing on the…Read More

All states vulnerable to climate change negativity

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: All countries are vulnerable to effects of global climate change, as earth continues its warming trend, triggering deep concern, particularly about low-lying states that are most vulnerable."There is a need to maintain a rational balance among developed and developing countries and to narrow, as far as possible, all the differences to a reasonable level in the larger interest of equitable progress on the issue climate change," says the Climate Vulnerability Monitor…Read More