Climate Change is Changing and Degrading India’s Environment

India is facing burnt of climate change

INTRODUCTION There is no doubt that South Asian countries are among the top countries along with the African continent where climate change is showing severe consequences. This situation could be explained by the monsoon season which has altered over a period of time. Climate change is propelling the intensity of extreme weather events by causing […]

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Current Environmental Issues In Pakistan – List With Detail

All of us Pakistanis know that our beloved country is facing and already suffering from a lot of environmental issues and problems with no solution in sight, from all types of pollution to degradation of the environment to anthropogenic activities that destroy the environment to illegal hunting and poaching to improper or illegal extraction of […]

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Top 15 Countries with Worst Environmental Degradation

developing countries are mostly listed among less EPI score

Environmental Degradation: It is defined as the degradation of the Earth’s environment through anthropogenic activities. Natural catastrophic events are also responsible for environmental degradation but their contribution is far less than as compared to human activities. The environment of the Earth is degraded by overexploitation of natural reserves, habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss, environmental issues such […]

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Desertification – Causes, Effects, and Solutions

desertification causes food shortage

INTRODUCTION Desertification: It is defined as the conversion of productive/fertile land into unproductive or desert by series of processes. It is further classified as a land subjected to degradation by natural or anthropogenic processes. The productive land becomes more susceptible to aridity. Water becomes scarce in arid regions and hinders crop production. CAUSES OF DESERTIFICATION […]

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Deforestation – Causes, Effects, and Solutions

deforestation triggers climate change

INTRODUCTION Deforestation: It is defined as permanently cutting trees and clearing forest areas for land use purposes. The cleared area is then used for housing schemes, industries, farms, etc. CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION The causes of deforestation are listed below. Also, check out deforestation in Pakistan. Logging for firewood: Trees are cut for firewood. Many people […]

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The Disastrous Link between Poverty and the Environment

poverty and environmental conditions move side by side

Introduction Standard of Living: This term includes the availability of necessities, material goods, comfort, and state of wealth to a particular geographic area or socioeconomic class. Poverty: It is defined as a state of a person who lacks enough financial resources to meet the need for the least standard of living. Financial resources include wages, […]

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Fossil Fuels are Killing Us – According to Latest Harvard Study

fossil fuel such as coal fired plants release killer pollutants

The latest research found that pollution from fossil fuel combustion could be responsible for one-fifth of all deaths during 2018. Asthma, cardiac and pulmonary diseases are caused by long-term exposure to fine particulate matter 2.5. The dangerous level of air pollution due to fossil fuel combustion clearly shows the importance and need for clean renewable […]

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Improper Management of Solid Waste in Pakistan and Its Effects

poor management of solid waste is causing environmental and social effects.

Introduction Solid Waste: Solid waste consists of non-soluble materials, semisolids, or solids. Non-soluble materials are sewage sludge, municipal garbage, mining residues, industrial waste, demolition waste, agricultural waste, gases and liquids in containers, etc. Solid waste being generated in Pakistan ranges from 0.283 to 0.612 kilogram per capita per day. The growing rate of waste production […]

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