Content related to environment in Pakistan
Global property portal lists tips to prepare for Eid without leaving home JULY 16, 2014: The global property portal Lamudi has put together a handy guide to help take the stress out of preparing the… Read More »Stress-Free Preparation for the End of Ramadan
Paris has leapt into the headlines over an alert for dangerous atmospheric particles, yet it does not ordinarily count among the world’s most polluted cities.
Here are the top 10 cities for which data is available, according to a 2011 World Health Organisation (WHO) report. The pollution is measured as the microgramme (mcg) concentration per cubic metre of air of particulate matter smaller than 10 micrometres (PM10) — about a seventh of the width of a human hair. The figures are the average for the year. Seasonal spikes can be many times higher. The WHO’s health guidelines Read More »Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta among world’s Top 10 polluted cities
Capital Development Authority has formally launched its Margalla Tourist Train Service.
The tourist train launching ceremony was held at Rose and Jasmine Garden on Friday. Senior officials of Capital Development Authority were present on the occasion.Read More »Margalla Tourist Train launched in Islamabad
Associated Press of Pakistan
Pakistan is facing existence of five major risks related to climate change including rise in sea level, glacial retreats, floods, higher average temperature and higher frequency of droughts.
In addition, being a predominantly agricultural economy, climate change is estimated to decrease crop yields in Pakistan not only as a result of flooding, but also as a result of changing temperatures, which in turn will affect livelihoods and food production.Read More »Pakistan facing five major risks related to climate change
By SARFRAZ ALI
Environment has never been matter of concern for Pakistan and the
tendency goes further chronic as all mainstream political parties,
bracing for participation in the forthcoming polls, have placed
environment issues at the bottom of their draft manifestos for 2013
elections.Read More »Environmental Agenda Unnoticed In Pakistan Polls
Striving to provide more and more recreational places, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to develop new recreational place under the name of Kalanjar Valley near Faisal Mosque in the foot of Margalla Hills.
Moreover, a plan to extend and upgrade present recreational spot at Shakarparian has been made and service of a consultant firm was hired to prepare designs of both places.
Read More »Islamabad: CDA to develop recreational spot ‘Kalanjar Valley’
By Tariq Farid/Daily Times
Hazardous E-waste has become one of the biggest health risks of this century in Pakistan, with rising trend of bulk imports of used and obsolete computers and other electronic equipment from the West, taking full advantage of “yet to be enacted E-waste laws” in the country.
The people, especially the youth, are buying ‘E-Waste of the West’ as branded computers due to lack of awareness about the grave risks it is posing to the environment, human life and animals.
Read More »Beware of E-waste as great health risk
By Myra Imran
Considering its immense benefits, more and more people in town are taking time out to go for a brisk walk and as their number grows so have the spots that provide a perfect setting for a stroll.
Perhaps the most fancied spot remains the Fatima Jinnah Park. Each morning and evening, scores of people arrive at this park either to walk, jog or exercise or further still just sit and while away the time.
The park, the biggest in Islamabad is thought to be the most appropriate place to walk because of its vastness and pollution-free atmosphere. The walking tracks and exercise areas, though less in number, makes it a perfect place for those seeking to have healthy life.
Read More »Islamabad’s perfect spots for taking a walk
Lahore: Moody International Pakistan says that environment impact and greenhouse gas pollution may have triggered floods in Pakistan as “dramatic’ weather patterns are consistent with changes in the climate caused by mankind and ill planned and loosely supervised industry”
It may be added that Moody International operating in 60 countries is a well-known and credible brand name for Environmental Certification globally and Pakistan and has assisted many companies in Pakistan & around the world to get Environmental Certification.Read More »Environmental impact may have triggered floods in Pakistan