Syed Muhammad Abubakar

  • This year on November 08, 2016, at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, Germanwatch launched its latest Global Climate Risk Index 2017, listing countries most affected from the impacts of extreme weather events in 2015 and 1996-2015. This time, fortunately, Pakistan does not stand among the top 10 climate ...

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  • A couple of days back, I had the chance to be part of a media exposure visit organized by WWF-Pakistan, to its project,Improving Sub-watershed Management and Environmental Awareness in and around Ayubia National Park (G200-Western Himalayas). The Coca-Cola Foundation funded project aims to sustain ...

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  • The World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise mass-scale awareness for conservation of the planet taking initiatives for positive environmental action to protect nature from human-led activities. It is led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), where this ...

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  • The increasing impacts of climate change have made the world sit together to discuss ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Agreements such as the Montreal Protocol (a protocol to the Vienna Convention for the protection of the ozone layer) and the Kyoto Protocol (an international agreement ...

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  • Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people,” said Nelson Mandela. His message is loud and clear; that sincere leaders should give their utmost for the betterment of the societies they govern.Unfortunately, this ethos does not exist amongst our ruling classes ...

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  • There was a time when people living in Hajamro Creek used to rely on farming and other marginal enterprises including poultry farming, betel leaf, bananas, and coconuts orchards and grow melons in the area. They used to earn good money by exporting bananas and red rice to other countries. It was a ...

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  • Earth Hour was celebrated globally with great enthusiasm on Saturday, March 29, 2014, between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. It highlighted an important message of energy conservation by switching off unnecessary lights to tackle various environmental issues, especially climate change. The movement began ...

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  • World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) organized an exploratory field visit for journalists to its Department of International Development/Global Poverty Action Fund funded project Improving Livelihoods of Fishermen Communities of Central Indus Wetlands Complex, Pakistan through ...

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