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Zoo gardens as window of exploration, education and knowledge for the public

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article image Zoological gardens or zoo gardens has a nostalgic connection to most of our lives. There are hardly any kids these days where the family has not made stop at the zoo for exploring the vibrant and divergent animal life at some point of his/her life. Zoos have strong impacts on all school going kids in […]…Read More

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Fruits and vegetables provide health benefits and are important for prevention of illness. Fruits contain a variety of nutrients including vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories and rich in fiber, vitamin C, potassium and folate. Some high potassium fruits include peaches, honeydew and oranges etc. Fiber in fruit […]…Read More

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Sugar Mill Recovery; a Challenge of Sugar Crises in the Country

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article image Sugarcane has the largest industrial base after cotton in agricultural sector of Pakistan. For the last 2-3 seasons there has been unrest in growers’ community and the sugar industry. Growers claim an enhanced rate of cane and timely payment to growers; while the Pakistan sugar industry claims that their economic viability is at stake due […]…Read More

Modern zoos serving as Noah’s arc for saving endangered species around the planet

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The perennial question that still revolves around the concept of zoos or zoological garden is whether it is moral and acceptable for humans to confine animals in cages for entertainment or education or awareness or captive breeding. Several respected and dedicated animal right activists around the planet have been demanding complete closure of zoos; and […]…Read More

Alleviating heavy metal stress with the use of biochar application

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article image Pakistan’s economy is highly dependent on its agriculture sector. Due to devastated impacts of changing climate, the hydrological cycles have been disturbed which has resulted in acute shortage of surface fresh water across the globe and Pakistan is among the top targeted area. The underground water reservoirs have also been turned useless due to brackishness, […]…Read More

Antibacterial soaps do more harm than good

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article image Antibacterial soaps and handwash are frequently used all over the world. Their use as an antibacterial agent provides more mental satisfaction of hygiene than any other bar soaps. However, in reality these antibacterial soaps are of no benefit as their constituents are more harmful than beneficial. These antimicrobial soaps may not actually serve any health […]…Read More