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Pakistan’s heat waves woes to worsen further as summer temperatures spike steadily

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Deadly heat waves are going to be a country’s much bigger socio-economic and health problem in the coming decades, particularly in densely populated urban areas of the country, as these global warming-induced extreme weather events…

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Making laws stricter must for wildlife protection and conservation

August 28, 2016 | General

Islamabad, August 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister’s focal person on climate change, Syed Rizwan Mahboob said the present government has finalized its conservation efforts to make wildlife-related laws stricter, harsher […]

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Tackling unlawful wildlife trade top priority of present government: Moeen Wattoo

August 24, 2016 | General

Islamabad, August 24, 2016 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Muslim League (N) Parliamentarian, Muhammad said that present government is committed to stamp out with iron hand the illegal wildlife trade in the country and […]

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Achieving environmentally-safe ship-breaking activities pledged

June 19, 2016 | Ministries

Islamabad, June 19, 2016 (PPI-OT): Stakeholders have pledged to join government’s efforts for achieving Sustainability of ship-breaking activities while ensuring conservation and protection of coastal and marine ecosystems in the […]

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Central Asian countries pledge to fight common environmental woes through collaboration

June 1, 2016 | General

Islamabad, June 01, 2016 (PPI-OT): Experts, researchers and scientists from Central Asian regional countries renewed their pledge to further enhance intra-regional collaboration and cooperation for tackling common environmental, climate change […]

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Minister urges corporate sector to help boost forest cover through Corporate Social Responsibility spending

March 27, 2016 | Ministries

Islamabad, March 27, 2016 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid, pressed on need for exploiting massive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) potential for addressing country’s shrinking forest cover through […]

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In order to highlight importance of the International Day of Forest a seminar was organized at Bahria University Islamabad Campus

March 21, 2016 | Ministries

Islamabad, March 21, 2016 (PPI-OT): The theme of International Day of Forest this year, 2016 is “forests and water”. The day was marked by International Union of Conservation of Nature […]

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Awareness-raising vital to fight environmental issues: Minister Zahid Hamid

December 23, 2015 | Ministries

Islamabad, December 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid, said that awareness-raising at all levels is vital to coping with environmental issues for achieving sustainable socio-economic development […]

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Budgetary Allocations for Renewable Energy Plans Will Ease Energy Woes, Boost Growth: Secretary Climate Change

June 14, 2015 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 14, 2015 (PPI-OT): Secretary of the Federal Climate Change Ministry, Mr. Arif Ahmed Khan, said that adequate funds for various renewable energy projects allocated in the new fiscal […]

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Sustainable use of land and depleting water resources critical for sustainable socio-economic and environmental uplift

December 20, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, December 20, 2012 (PPI-OT):  Sustainable use of land and depleting water resources is critical for sustainable socio-economic and environmental uplift, particularly food security and poverty alleviation. However, making sustainable land management and water conservation plans an integral part of national and other sectoral policies is not possible without a renewed political commitment at all […]

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Call to make cities climate-resilient, centres of economic growth: Experts

[ 0 ] October 1, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, October 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): Urban planners, environmentalists and development experts have pressed on need to develop viable plans for making towns and cities well-planned so as to make them sustainable engines of economic growth while ensuring natural environs, resources remain intact. The experts pointed out that expanding towns and cities due to increasing urbanisation […]

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