Tag: Climate

Climate Change and Mosquitoes: need and ways to diminish mosquito related diseases in Pakistan

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Climate change is impacting water related diseases throughout the world and one of the most significant public health complications. Some mosquitoes are the important vectors of diseases like malaria, dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, chikungounia, yellow fever, filariasis etc. Vectors growth is influenced by many environmental factors like urbanization, deforestation, rainfall, travel and trade. According […]…Read More

Climate Change Impacts on Soil Resources

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Basically, climate change is a long term shift or modification in temperature, precipitation patterns, relative humidity and changes in hydro-logical phenomena. Climate change is a fundamental threat to sustainable development, with devastating impacts on agriculture, water resources, ecosystems, and human health. The evidence is clear that climate change is already hurting the poor particularly in […]…Read More

IUCN, Ministry of Climate Change, Serena Hotel, celebrate World Water Day, International Day of Forests

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PR:  IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and the Serena Hotel, celebrated the World Water Day and the International Day of Forests, at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad on April 4, 2018. The themes for the days this year were “Water and Nature” and “Forests and Sustainable […]…Read More

Agriculture, climate change, and food security

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Climate change is having significant results on our planet’s diversity of life and individuals lives. Sea levels are rising and they are warming. Longer, more exceptional dry seasons debilitate freshwater supplies and yields, jeopardizing endeavors to nourish a developing world populace. Without deliberate actions, the changing atmosphere will genuinely compromise food production globally and in […]…Read More

Risks of climate change to food security and their possible solution

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Cross talk on food security was originated in mid-1970s at forum of world food conference (1974) held on international food problems at a time of global food crisis. Food security was first coined by World food Summit (1974) as “Availability at all times of adequate world food supplies of basic foodstuffs to sustain a steady […]…Read More

Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Endangering Pakistan Future

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article image Climate study is very important as all life forms survive in this world due to favorable climatic conditions and any change in climate will affect all biological lives around the world by altering forests, crop yields and water supplies. Climate is the average measure of variation in meteorological variables in a particular region over long […]…Read More

Commonwealth Academies of Sciences Consensus Statement on Climate Change

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The Pakistan Academy of Sciences has joined science leaders from around the globe to call on the Commonwealth Heads of Government to use the best available science to guide action on climate change. The President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences Prof. Dr. M. Qasim Jan said, “The global warming is a phenomenon naturally occurring from millions […]…Read More

WWF-Pakistan and PepsiCo pledge to mitigate climate change for Earth Hour 2018

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PR:  Lahore, as well as other cities in Pakistan, are losing green spaces and natural ambience. We need to revisit our development schemes and address the environmental concerns arising as a result of this. This was stated by speakers during a tree plantation drive jointly organized by WWF-Pakistan and PepsiCo at Sundar Industrial Estate (SIE), Lahore. […]…Read More