Over the years, Kalpani stream ceased to be a "gudar". The stream is polluted by drains flowing directly into it from the nearby localities.
For a village named after a river, the village council of Kabul River is awash with garbage. Waste dumped by households finds its way into the streets and later into the river.
Chief Minister said that the provincial government has already started efforts to combat challenges of air pollution and climate change through ‘KP Green Growth Initiative’ and BTTP.
Most of us are familiar with the old saying that sometimes we ‘can’t see the forest for the trees.’
The Lady Reading Hospital has been unable to dispose its waste and dangerous waste materials from the hospital are found on other dumping sites.
The continuous landslides, depleting groundwater level, massive floods and fast melting glaciers due to rising climate change is forcing displacement of locals in Chitralis.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan governments have already enforced a ban on plastic bags but so the order couldn’t be implemented.
Taj Muhammad, a resident of Mohmand district, says a local Jirga recently imposed fine of Rs2,000 on him for cutting a tree from forest.
Shah Bano lighted the oven in the kitchen to prepare bread for her husband and two children who were at home on Sunday enjoying holiday.
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.
The apiarist said he has lost almost 40 % of bees unexpectedly during the summer season, which says was due to extreme weather conditions – rising temperature, dust storms, erratic rain patterns.
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