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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Preserving Our Planet: Imperative of Environmental Conservation

Introduction: In a rapidly changing world where the consequences of human actions are becoming increasingly apparent, the need for environmental conservation has never been more critical. As the custodians of our planet, it is our responsibility to protect and preserve the delicate ecosystems that sustain all life on Earth. This article explores the importance of […]

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REVERENCE FOR NATURE – LISTENING TO THE CRIES OF DIMINISHING WILDERNESS IN PAKISTAN

By: Dr. Khalid Farooq Akbar and Syeda Khola Tazeen Corresponding Author:¬†kakbar5813@gmail.com Nature is the art of God. – Dante Introduction The ever-growing tsunami of human development including infrastructure expansion, urbanization, deforestation and industrialization has changed natural landscapes and is ravaging pristine wild areas. With advances in engineering and technology, there is no place left on […]

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Biodiversity Conservation is Ecosystem Restoration-Pictures

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Ecosystem Restoration is incomplete without taking into account conservation of Biodiversity and prevention of the rampant biodiversity loss. Fighting against biodiversity loss is a huge part of trying to restore any Ecosystem, as each Ecosystem boasts a particular and unique kind of biodiversity which is especially adapted to that particular Ecosystem. The biodiversity of our […]

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Mangroves and their Destruction – Causes, Effects, and Conservation Techniques

INTRODUCTION Mangroves: Mangroves are dense forests consisting of small trees, shrubs that preferably grow nearby coastal areas specifically in brackish water or saline water. Tropical coastal vegetation is often regarded as mangroves due to similar species of plants. Mangrove forests are usually found in tropical and subtropical regions. MANGROVE BIODIVERSITY Mangrove forests support a variety […]

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Environment Discrimination and the Importance of Environmental Justice

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INTRODUCTION WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL DISCRIMINATION? In between the years of 1970s and 1980s, there was a concept that emerged in the environmental justice movement in the United States. The concept is currently known as environmental discrimination/racism. Environmental discrimination highlights environmental injustice that has been practiced and integrated within the context of policies. Environmental discrimination shows […]

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