Federal govt to ban use of plastic bags in Islamabad from August 14.

Govt to ban use of plastic bags in Islamabad from August 14

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan governments have already enforced a ban on plastic bags but so the order couldn’t be implemented.
Commissioner Malakand shut down seven mills for violating environmental laws

Commissioner Malakand seals seven steel mills for violating environmental laws

The sealed mills also included the mill of senator Fida Muhammad Khan, says government officials.

‘Food Outlook report helps in evidence-based policymaking’

This first of its kind report for Kharif which has been prepared in response to a request from the Punjab government with the support of FAO and IFPRI.
Seminar on climate change in bara press club

‘Climate change a serious threat to food security’

KP Government is working on the policy under which all the pollution-emitting factories will be warned and if they don’t comply with the law they will be sealed.

Industrialists’ role vital in creating awareness on environment: Zartaj Gul

Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir Friday said the present government was giving priority to environment, health and education sectors.

Air quality monitoring gadget installed in Peshawar

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has installed the first Internet of Things (IoT) based air quality monitoring gadget in Peshawar.

Negative Impact: Unplanned housing schemes pose threats to agricultural land

The PDA says out of Peshawars' 74 housing schemes only 5 are registered. The Supreme Court was informed on Oct 2018 that there are 208 unregistered or illegal housing schemes in KP
Plastic bags on the surface of irrigation canal in Gulbahar

Plastic bags continue to pollute environment despite ban

Plastic bags are cheap to produce, easy to carry and store that’s why the flimsy carrier bags have captured almost 100 per cent of KP markets.

Team up to save water before it’s too late: Experts

KP has started charging Rs1 per litre from water companies in light of the Supreme Court judgment.

Chitral needs alternative energy sources to protect forests

Spring tree plantation campaign has been initiated in Chitral and in this regard a ceremony was arranged near the Chitral Airport.

‘Today 2.1 billion people live without safe water’

Water is vital for survival and,helps protect and environmental health.Our bodies,our cities,our agriculture and our ecosystems all depend on it

Environmental hazards in Peshawar unlikely to end with BRT completion

The BRT in Peshawar is under criticism due to ill-planning, while the claims made in its PC-1 about environment protection are unlikely to be materialised.

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