Climate Change


Angry mob uproot saplings of plantation campaign in Khyber

The plantation campaign of the government in Khyber tribal district witnessed chaos on Sunday as an angry mob uprooted thousands of newly planted saplings.

PM has promised Rs30b funds for Bara dam: Iqbal Afridi

Member National Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary on States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Iqbal Afridi inaugurated the campaign by planting a sapling.

25 officials suspended over negligence in protecting Kalam forests

Twenty-five officials of the Forest Department, including two district forest officers (DFOs), have been suspended over negligence.

Locusts playing havoc with standing crops in Lakki Marwat

Locusts are playing havoc with the standing crops in Lakki Marwat and now even a large number of locusts have attacked the district with more intensity.

Cantonment Board has most polluted water, Hayatabad water quality is better

A research about quality of water in KP has revealed that Cantonment Board in Peshawar has the most polluted water, while Hayatabad has most clean water.

10,000 trees planted in Nowshera in one day

KP Housing Minister Dr Amjid Ali on Monday inaugurated the tree plantation campaign in Jalozai Housing Scheme Nowshera by planting a sapling.

After southern districts, locusts now wrecking havoc in merged areas

After playing havoc with standing crops in Dera Ismail Khan, Lakki Marwat and Kurram, now locusts have attacked fields in Orakzai tribal district.

Tree cutting banned in North Waziristan

Deputy Commissioner North Waziristan Sahibzada Najeebullah has imposed ban on tree cutting and transportation under Section-144.

‘Survival of wildlife in Chitral linked to survival of forests’

The Forest Department of Chitral is distributing free of cost saplings among the people under the 10 Billion Tree Tsunami program of the federal government.

KP students to plant 40 million saplings under Billion Tree Tsunami

The KP government has included the Education Department in the Billion Tree Tsunami Programme under which the students will plant 40 million trees.

Factories in Shahkas – a blessing or a nuisance?

Factories are increasing in Shahkas. Capitalists are investing hugely in industrialisation, but no one is paying attention to environmental degradation.

Delay in construction of Buner Marble City causes environmental pollution

The KP government has finally showed positive intent for establishment of marble city in Buner as it says land purchase will commence within two months.

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