As Pakistan bans water-guzzling rice, one farmer has an alternative

Both Pakistan and India regularly forbid rice cultivation to conserve water and prevent land degradation. But with the crop tied to farmers’ livelihoods, a blanket ban is a weak solution As Pakistan bans water-guzzling rice, one farmer has an...

Climate-change driven poverty linked to suicide spikes

MITHI, SINDH: Last year, two cousins who wanted to marry each other in a town hemmed in the rolling dunes of Pakistan’s Thar desert took their own lives by hanging themselves from a tree because they did not have the money to arrange their wedding...

Clean the air first

IF there is one thing that Covid-19 has shown us, it is that there is no getting away from it. It is here to stay and we will have to look at ways to protect ourselves. The crisis has also highlighted the extent to which our health is linked to the...

Category - Envirnoment

بلڈنگز بنانے کے لیے درخت نہیں کاٹے جائیں گے: عدالت کا حکم

لاہور: صوبہ پنجاب کے دارالحکومت لاہور کی ہائیکورٹ نے تعمیرات کے لیے درخت کاٹنے سے روک دیا، عدالت نے حکم دیا کہ درخت کاٹنے کے بجائے دوسری جگہ منتقل کیے جائیں۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق لاہور ہائیکورٹ میں ماحولیاتی آلودگی کے خلاف...

Clean the air first

IF there is one thing that Covid-19 has shown us, it is that there is no getting away from it. It is here to stay and we will have to look at ways to protect ourselves. The crisis has also highlighted the extent to...

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