Thick mangroves have long protected Karachi, southern Pakistan's sprawling metropolis, from battering by the Arabian Sea, but pollution, badly managed irrigation and years of illegal logging have l

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet in Pakistan, decided to lift the over two decades long ban on forest harvesting besides managing forests along scientific lines in line with a working plan made by the government. Read more in November 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Pakistan

KARACHI: The confirmation of two more cases of Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) on Saturday brought the annual tally to 16 in the city, 15-ye

KARACHI: Another polio case was reported in a minor girl in Karachi after which tally in the province has mounted to 72.

KARACHI: As a preventive measure ahead of expected tropical cyclone, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has set up special disaster management wards consisting of around 200 beds in four of its hospi

ISLAMABAD: A report compiled by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found eight mineral water brands unsafe for human consumption as they contain chemicals and germs.

The Sindh government is starting a project to produce six hundred seventy-two megawatts electricity daily from two thousand tons garbage of Karachi city.

Karachi—The district administration of Karachi Central on Thursday launched an extensive month long sanitation campaign to prevent any possible outbreak of diseases and also to ensure provision for

KARACHI: Dengue viral fever cases are on a sharp rise in Karachi and it is feared a lot more cases would be reported up to the month of December. Dengue is a widespread disease in Karachi.

Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that due to increasing pollution, maximum number of trees was needed to be planted in Karachi to make the city green.