Transforming Gilgit: Sustainable Development and Conservation

As a student, researcher, and environmental activist residing in Gilgit-Baltistan, specifically in the environmentally impacted city of Gilgit, I have observed firsthand the dramatic degradation of my hometown. Once an idyllic green city adorned with a network of pristine water streams originating from glaciers, Gilgit has transformed into a bustling hub burdened by overpopulation and […]

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Pakistan’s Climate Resilience: From Ignorance to Action

Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperature and weather patterns on Earth, primarily attributed to human activities, particularly the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas), deforestation, and industrial processes. These activities release greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide and methane) into the atmosphere, trapping heat and causing the Earth’s temperature to […]

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Impacts of Climate Change in Africa – A Serious Threat

The effects of climate change are felt worldwide, but they are particularly severe in Africa. Africa’s diversified ecosystems and weak populace make it particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This blog attempts to highlight the pressing need for action and raise awareness of Africa’s growing threat of climate change. Rising Temperatures and Heatwaves […]

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Climate Calendar Chaos: Adapting to the Unpredictable Patterns of Winter

The consistency of winter brings nostalgic warmth as we cuddle up by the fireplace with a hot cup of cocoa and look out at the snow-covered scenery. But in recent years, the highly unpredictable patterns of winter brought forth by climate change have completely turned upside down our seasonal expectations. The calendar, which used to […]

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Fading Footprints: A Tale of Survival Struggle

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Pakistan’s unique wildlife faces significant threats, encompassing population decline, habitat loss, illegal hunting, poaching, and the illicit trade of wild animals. The survival battle of three iconic species that call Pakistan home warrants discussion. Check out: 10 Critically Endangered Animals That Can Go Extinct By 2050 1. SNOW LEOPARD The Snow Leopard, scientifically known as […]

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Crucial Role of Oil in Ecosystem Balance: Exploring Oil Pollution and the Oil Industry’s Impact

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Introduction Oil, an integral component of the Earth’s geology, plays a vital role in maintaining ecological balance. However, the exploitation of oil resources, alongside its associated pollution and the practices of the oil industry, has ignited concerns about the toll on our environment. This article delves into the essentiality of oil within the ecosystem, scrutinizes […]

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Exploring Pakistan’s Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Closer Look

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In recent years, Pakistan has faced a series of disasters, notably the devastating flood of 2022, which has strikingly highlighted the increasing impacts of climate change. As these events unfold, it becomes clear that the technologies available to manage these challenges are unfortunately limited. This is a call to action that we simply cannot afford […]

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The Predicament of Occupational Health And Safety In Pakistan – An Unending Plight

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Maliha Tahira*, Amatul Quddus Furqanab, Shahzaib Ahmadc, Sejal Lund d a Tahir Heart Hospital, Chiniotb Karachi Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistanc Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistand Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan ABSTRACT: The occupational health and safety (OHS) conditions in Pakistan are below standard, compromising the health and quality of life of […]

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Water Scarcity in Pakistan: Reasons, Solutions and Contributions of the Judiciary for the Cause

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On the Road to Parchedness Seventy-six years since independence and Pakistan continues to encounter different predicaments each day. Sometimes in the face of terrorism, sometimes economic crisis, sometimes political instability, however, the emerging water scarcity crisis which Pakistan faces today had never been foreseen. Unfortunately, this catastrophe has the potential of not only casting deleterious […]

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Environmental Justice: Ensuring Equity and Sustainability for All

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Introduction: In recent years, the concept of environmental justice has gained significant attention as societies grapple with the pressing challenges of environmental degradation and social inequality. Environmental justice seeks to address the disproportionate burden of environmental harm borne by marginalized communities and advocates for fair treatment, meaningful participation, and equal access to a clean and […]

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