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06 February 2016

Climate

  • USAID & WASEP Project

    USAID & WASEP Project

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service, Pakistan (AKPBS,P) – an agency of Aga Khan Development Network – have launched a new Water and Hygiene Improvement Project in Murtazaabad, Hunza Valley. The project is launched in...

  • www.dardistantimes.com

    GILGIT: Soaring temperatures have intensified melting of glaciers in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), leading to flooding of tributaries and rivers.

    Houses located alongside Gilgit River from Gilgit town up to Baseen area are under a threat of flooding in...

  • Starting in April, anyone who climbs Mount Everest in Nepal will be legally required to collect not just their own garbage, but also at least 17.6 pounds of trash left on the mountain by previous climbers.

    No one climbs ...

  • Increasingly extreme swings in temperature may put some insects at higher risk than previously thought, according to a new study published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.

    An international team of...

  • A Kiribati islander, seeking refuge in New Zealand from rising sea levels, will have to wait to find out if he has another chance at getting refugee status.

    Ioane Teitiota, who has been living in New Zealand illegally since his work visa expired at the end of 2010, is seeking leave to...

  • Global Warming

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a UN-established body on climate change, has released parts of its landmark Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on climate change. Scientists from dozens of countries are now certain more than ever that climate is changing; the earth is getting...

  • Ecoholic: WWF and ACCA Pakistan call for entries for Pakistan Environmental Reporting Award

    The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Pakistan (ACCA) have invited organizations to submit their reports for Pakistan...

  • Climate Change UN Report

    28 November 2012 – Temperatures this year are the ninth highest on record since 1850 despite the effect of La Niña, a meteorological phenomenon which is supposed to have a cooling influence on the Earth’s atmosphere, says a new United Nations report released today.

    High temperatures were...

  • Call it a ‘climate change mystery’ but scientists have found the Glaciers of Karakorum gaining ice over the last decade. According to a research at the University of France, scientists have disclosed that the Karakoram glaciers— in contrast to worldwide decline in mountain glaciers— have...

  • 5-day training workshop on Integrated Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (ICBRR) in Chitral

    Chitral—A five-day training workshop on integrated community Based disaster risk reduction (ICBRR) started here at a local hotel in Chitral. The training workshop is being organized by Hashoo Foundation, in collaboration with Hope 87 and European Commission is funding the program. This training...