Sindh Engro Coal HANDS Tree Plantation MoU - Sindh Courier

Sindh Engro Coal to plant 20,000 trees in Thar

Signs MoU with HANDS for plantation drive under Thar Million Tree Program By GR Junejo Islamkot: In a major push for increasing green cover, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) has announced collaboration with HANDS Pakistan for the plantation of 20,000 saplings across Tharparkar district. In this connection, a memorandum of understanding was signed Thursday […]

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Thari Women Involved In Tree Plantation Drive - Sindh Courier

Thari Women Involved In Tree Plantation Drive

Engro Coal team and Thar Foundation volunteers are imparting training to dozens of community women in Thar Coal Block-II area    By GR Junejo Islamkot: Aiming at planting one million trees under Green Thar Initiative by Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Thar Foundation, local communities have started plantation of 10,000 trees during this […]

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Half of the world’s water supply is being stolen

The theft of water takes various forms including using treated drinking water without paying for it, and taking water from natural sources in breach of environmental guidelines. Agriculture, which accounts for 70% of global water use, is often to blame. Douglas Broom As much as half the world’s water supply is being stolen, with agriculture […]

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Environmental injustice rampant around the world

The history of disproportionate environmental impacts on Black, Indigenous, and people of color often goes back for centuries. A recent review of 141 Indigenous groups by University of Helsinki conservation researcher shows how colonialism directly led to the development of environment-polluting infrastructure built without the consent of — and differentially affecting — communities in their […]

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Public representatives reject Environmental Impact Assessment of Thar Water Project

Rs.20 billion Mega Project is aimed at providing water to Thar coalfield neglecting the water worries of local people Sindh Environmental Protection Agency and Consultant Firm hold public hearing in Mithi GR Junejo Mithi: The representatives of civil society of Tharparkar district on Tuesday at a public hearing rejected the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report […]

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DESTRUCTION OF HABITAT AND LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY CREATE PERFECT CONDITIONS FOR DISEASES LIKE COVID-19 TO EMERGE

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics By John Vidal Mayibout 2 is not a healthy place. The 150 or so people who live in the village, which sits on the south bank of the Ivindo River, deep in the great Minkebe forest […]

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