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The retreating Himalayas: Food security on the line

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article image WHEN THE unparalleled rate of glacial retreat within the South Asian region isn’t checked, nations in the region will probably turn highly food-insecure. Pakistan’s latest Global Warming Policy clearly signifies that freshwater assets in Pakistan are determined by snow and glacial melting and monsoon rains each of which are highly responsive to the global warming.In 2000-2001, the nation faced severe food scarcity due to lower-than-average rainfall. The worst ever drought in the history hit…Read More