Rising sea level can sink Karachi in 40 years


STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has warned that Karachi could drown in next 35-45 years. The NIO has warned that parts of Malir have already sunk and if emergency measures are not taken 30-40 million people could be displaced due to climate changes.

Over the years climate change has had devastating repercussions, thousands of deaths, earthquakes, floods and severe drought are clear indicators of climate change. In Karachi alone 1200 people lost their lives

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Pakistan a rising market for world firms: German envoy




STAFF REPORT LHR: With a young and growing population of nearly 200 million people, Pakistan is an interesting market, which cannot be ignored in the long-run by multinational companies, said German Ambassador to Pakistan.

Ina Lapel while recently Inaugurating first office of leading German Technology Company Bosch, she said that latest venture of German giant is an important milestone in our bilateral economic relations with Pakistan.

Steven Young, President, Bosch Turkey and

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Pakistan a rising market for world firms: German envoy


STAFF REPORT LHR: With a young and growing population of nearly 200 million people, Pakistan is an interesting market, which cannot be ignored in the long-run by multinational companies, said German Ambassador to Pakistan.

Ina Lapel while recently Inaugurating first office of leading German Technology Company Bosch, she said that latest venture of German giant is an important milestone in our bilateral economic relations with Pakistan.

Steven Young, President, Bosch Turkey and Middle

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Rising concern over depleting wetlands


Pakistan is the land of natural resources including many wetlands. Wetlands include marshes, ponds, lakes, fens, rivers, floodplains, and swamps as well as the whole range of coastal belt, saltwater marshes, estuaries, mangroves, lagoons and coral reefs. These places are not only a major source of fresh water but also a safer place for a large number of migratory birds besides a contributor towards controlling environmental pollution. Besides, these lands help in sustaining the wide variety

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Lasting solution to rising global temperature stressed




STAFF REPORT KHI: The average temperature of the world has increased by 0.7 degree since the beginning of the 21th century and it may rise by 1.6 to 4.3 degrees by the end of the 21st century, Karachi University (KU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Muhammad Qaiser has this. He said this while addressing the local and international delegates gathered at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre at KU for the four-day 14th national and 5th international conference of the Pakistan Botanical Society (PBS),

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Lasting solution to rising global temperature stressed


STAFF REPORT KHI: The average temperature of the world has increased by 0.7 degree since the beginning of the 21th century and it may rise by 1.6 to 4.3 degrees by the end of the 21st century, Karachi University (KU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Muhammad Qaiser has this.

He said this while addressing the local and international delegates gathered at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre at KU for the four-day 14th national and 5th international conference of the Pakistan Botanical Society (PBS),

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