Environment

Corruption fuels Carbon emissions in Asia – study

Developing countries responsible for 63 per cent of carbon emissions; Corruption levels higher in Asia, on average, than in other…

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Large grazing mammals offset climate effects

Large, grazing mammals play key role in stabilizing soil carbon pool. Study considers annual carbon fluctuations that can affect climate…

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Climate change much deadlier than cancer in some places

The data collected by UNDP shows how climate change can impact people’s lives – from mortality to livelihoods, and energy…

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Sindh Agriculture University to launch new BS (Environmental Science) Degree Program

All boys and girls with intermediate in Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medical, Pre-Computer, or equivalent education with 50% marks in 2018, 2019, 2020,…

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Iconic World Heritage glaciers to disappear by 2050, warns UNESCO

The glaciers are currently losing 58 billion tons of ice every year – equivalent to the combined annual water use…

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Transparent wood could soon replace plastics

New methods of producing transparent wood under development. Composite materials based on transparent wood show promise. By K.S. Harikrishnan NEW…

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Air pollution resulting by common mismanagement in Pakistan

The main natural sources of air pollution include dust storms, volcanos and wildfires while the pollution from agricultural actives, industries…

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Connection between human rights and climate change ‘must not be denied’

“Human-induced climate change is the largest, most pervasive threat to the natural environment and societies the world has ever experienced,…

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A quarter of the world’s population is still deprived of safe water

Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of droughts and floods, affecting water security and disrupting supply. Rapid urbanization…

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UN relief chief appeals for concerted action to tackle deadly heatwave threat

The humanitarian system is not equipped, to handle crises of this scale on our own. To avoid a future of…

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