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Bleak outlook for Asian glaciers: climate study

    Bleak outlook for Asian glaciers: climate study

PARIS: Asia’s mountain glaciers will lose at least a third of their mass through global warming by century’s end, with dire consequences for millions of people who rely on them

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Best way to tackle climate change

    Best way to tackle climate change

Fakhra Muneeb   Climate change has become the biggest challenge for the world. But the populated South Asia countries such as Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, are the worst-hit by climate

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Bishkek Declaration: Protect snow leopard, ensure well-being of mountain people

    Bishkek Declaration: Protect snow leopard, ensure well-being of mountain people

F. Ali The second International Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Forum concluded in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, last week (Aug 25) with a renewed commitment to intensify efforts for

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High Altitude Callousness

    High Altitude Callousness

Hanniah Tariq “The mountains are calling” has become the taqia-e-kalam or catch phrase for every Tom, Dick and Harry (replace them with local names if you must!) come the climbing

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Over 50m at risk of arsenic poisoning in Indus Valley

    Over 50m at risk of arsenic poisoning in Indus Valley

News Desk About 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan’s Indus Valley, far

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CPEC: Speakers discuss challenges, opportunities for GB, Chitral

    CPEC: Speakers discuss challenges, opportunities for GB, Chitral

F. Ali Cultural, environmental and civil society activists, researchers and development experts are worried about the impact of globalization on

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CPEC: Challenges, opportunities for GB and Chitral

    CPEC: Challenges, opportunities for GB and Chitral

News Desk Globalization, particularly the second wave of changes that are taking place in the shape of the China Pakistan

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Investing in climate change

Amir Hussain Terms such as ‘the environment’ and ‘climate change’ are used interchangeably in development parlance and policy discourses in

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Speakers for gender inclusive policy, action plans to respond to climate change impacts on GB’s agri-economy

    Speakers for gender inclusive policy, action plans to respond to climate change impacts on GB’s agri-economy

Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Aug 7: The people of mountain regions like #Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) are bearing the brunt of the climate

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KKH remodelling: Affected families warn of protest if not compensated in 10 days

    KKH remodelling: Affected families warn of protest if not compensated in 10 days

GOJAL (Hunza), Aug 6 (PR): Affected people of Karakoram Highway (KKH) of Gojal have criticized the government and the National

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