Climate Change

Kurram tribal elder sets target to plant 1 million trees

Kurram tribal elder sets target to plant 10 million trees

In the first phase, he aims to plant 50,000 saplings on his own 200 acres plot and then would continue the green campaign in different areas of the district.
UNDP celebrates Social Good Summit with tree plantation drive

UNDP celebrates Social Good Summit with tree plantation drive

This year, the 10th Annual SGS, the focus is on the catastrophic effect of climate change, and galvanizing efforts to save our planet.

‘Climate change poses greater threat than terrorism’

A painting competition was held among school students in Khyber tribal district in connection with International Day of Peace on Saturday.
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Global Climate Strike rally held in Peshawar

Like other parts of the world and Pakistan a walk was also held at University of Peshawar on Friday to express solidarity with the Global Climate Strike.

World peace faces new danger in shape of climate emergency: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the occasion of International Day of Peace said peace is much more than a world free of war.

Chitral Fisheries Department gets fish incubators

The FAO, under the Multi Year Humanitarian Program, handed over two vertical flow fish incubators to the fisheries department at a ceremony held in Chitral.
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.

Committee formed to look after pine forest in Chitral

A committee has been set up in Chitral for proper look after of chilgoza (pine nut) trees and pluck pine nuts from the tree at right time.
‘Adopt a Tree’: GLOF project launches tree plantation drive

‘Adopt a Tree’: GLOF project launches tree plantation drive

GLOF-II is a joint initiative of the Green Climate Fund, the United Nations Development Program and the Government of Pakistan.

Bara: Unregistered Industry is a source of pollution for local people

Unregistered industries and mills in residential area of Bara have become an immense source of pollution and are causing great trouble for local people.
Fisheries dept releases one-lakh fish seeds into Swat river

Fisheries dept releases one-lakh fish seeds into Swat river

Release of fish seeds into the Swat River as a part of the commitment to improve the aquatic ecosystem which will ultimately create job opportunities for local people.
‘200,000 saplings planted in Bajaur district’

‘200,000 saplings planted in Bajaur during plant for Pakistan drive’

The officials added that it was decided to plant 150,000, but the target was later increased to 200,000 trees due to the farmers’ interests in the plantation drive.
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.
Environmentalists urged to project KP as `Green Destination’ due to environment friendly approach

Environmentalists, Media urged to project KP as `Green Destination’

CM Advisor also disclosed that the KP government has installed air monitoring equipment at the offices of Chief Secretary and Mayor Peshawar to check air quality.

‘People should migrate from area where there is no water’

Schoolteacher Gul Rehamn, hailing from erstwhile FR Peshawar was living in Karachi and he came back to his native village Fridi after his transfer in 1987.

FAO reports call for urgent action to preserve forests

The reports were launched by Advisor to the PM on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam and FAO Representative in Pakistan, Minà Dowlatchahi in Islamabad. 
Food security: Biodiversity ‘hot spots’ under threat in Asia-Pacific

Food security: Biodiversity hot spots under threat in Asia-Pacific

Agriculture and food systems in Asia and the Pacific must conserve and make sustainable use of natural resources to ensure food security and nutrition.
Senate body on climate Change expresses concern over forests fires

Senate body on climate change expresses concern over forests fires

"The forest fires have affected 2,000 hectares of the total 91,000 hectares enclosures established under the billion Tree Tsunami Project of the province,” said KP forest department
Relief operations continue after lack outburst in Chitral

Relief operations continue after glacial lack outburst in Chitral

The temperature in Chitral getting high which can enhance the melt rate of glaciers, triggering the probability of high flows in the rivers.

GCF approves major FAO climate change resilience project in Pakistan

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Sunday approved an FAO project designed to transform Pakistan’s Indus River Basin by improving agriculture.