Kalpani stream in Mardan suffers from urban pollution

Over the years, Kalpani stream ceased to be a "gudar". The stream is polluted by drains flowing directly into it from the nearby localities.
Kabul River Valley

Lack of sanitation causing diseases in village council Kabul River

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.
KP Govt To Buy Air Quality Monitors To Reduce Air Pollution

KP govt to install air quality monitoring gadgets in major cities

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.

By 2050, what if we can’t see the forests or the trees? 

Most of us are familiar with the old saying that sometimes we ‘can’t see the forest for the trees.’

Waste of LRH on garbage dumps pose serious health hazards

The Lady Reading Hospital has been unable to dispose its waste and dangerous waste materials from the hospital are found on other dumping sites.

Climate Change: fast melting glaciers threatens existence of villages in Chitral

The continuous landslides, depleting groundwater level, massive floods and fast melting glaciers due to rising climate change is forcing displacement of locals in Chitralis.
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.

Tradition of ‘Nagha’ to protect forests is still intact in parts of FATA

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.

Climate change takes its toll on wheat production, quality in KP

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.
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.
Adnan Ahmad inspects dying bees at his farm in Nowshera district. PHOTO: Hidayat Khan

Honey bees unable to bear shocks of climate change

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.

UN increasing institutional capacity to better understand climate security nexus

Said Nazir The climate security component is something that is increasingly becoming important among the member states of the United Nations. It is a topic...