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How can Pakistan implement Climate Change Act 2016 to overcome the dire results of Climate Change?

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By Ibrar Karim On 16th March, 2016 Pakistan Climate Change Act was passed by the Parliament of Pakistan and then the Senate of Pakistan; with an objective to help the country progress and attain sustainable goals. New institutions were formed: the Pakistan Climate Change Council, Pakistan Climate Change Authority and Pakistan Climate Change Fund. Elaborating the role of the new ...

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Forest Neghabans receive training on Forest closure management

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Kashif Shahzad Chitral: To streamline the Forest conservation and conservation of natural regeneration on scientific lines in Chitral forest, about 55 forest Neghabans were trained on forest closures, monitoring and improvement in natural regeneration. Sayed Kamran Hussain Shah Regional Head WWF-Pakistan Peshwar was the key resource persons who delivered lectures at the one -day workshop organized by WWF –Chitral. The ...

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Green Pakistan Program: Forestation underway across GB

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GILGIT: Minister Forest, Wildlife and Environment Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Imran says forestation is underway under Green Pakistan Program. Talking to Radio Pakistan Gilgit correspondent on Monday, he said federal government has released 270 million rupees as first installment out of 440 million rupees allocated to Gilgit Baltistan under the program. Muhammad Imran said Forest department has started implementation a number of schemes ...

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Climate change and the aftermath in Gilgit-Baltistan: Why is it important for GB to stay below 1.5°C

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Today the world is focusing more on traditional security issues with great zeal. Almost every country is spending a huge amount of their budget on their defense and security, but the common enemy of mankind, regardless of their religion, race and nationality, is climate change. Climate change is one of the Non-Traditional Security Issues — prominent and eminent in nature ...

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Stranded snow leopard rescued in Naltar

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GILGIT: Five men trekked four several hours through heavy snow in Gilgit-Baltistan’s (G-B) Naltar valley to rescue a captive snow leopard, officials and rescuers said on Saturday. The leopard, who has been in the custody of wildlife conservationists ever since it was a cub who had gotten separated from its mother nearly three years ago, had recently been shifted from Dhee ...

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Landslides suspend traffic on KKH

Landslide on KKH hits cars

Traffic on the Karakoram Highway (KKH) between Gilgit and Rawalpindi has been suspended as a result of landslides at multiple locations. The landslides were caused by torrential rains over the last 48 hours. According to the Frontier Works Organization, heavy landslides have blocked the road at Lal Pari near Gilgit, Kiyal , Dasu and Barsin in Pattan. Meanwhile, two cars have come ...

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Heavy snow disrupts life in G-B

Snowfall in Gojal Valley

GILGIT: Life in the many areas of GB came to a standstill following heavy snowfall in the region.  In Gilgit, a weather alert has been issued forecasting heavy rain and snowfall. The Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) region is facing the brunt of climate change and is considered to be one of the worst affected regions in the country owing to fluctuating changes in the ...

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PYO successfully completes ‘National Women Winter Expedition’

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Press Release Pakistan Youth Outreach (PYO), in collaboration with Karakorum Expeditions, proudly initiated national women winter expedition to an unnamed, unclimbed peak, for the first time in Pakistan’s mountaineering history. The National Women Winter Expedition was lead by the renowned and only female Mountaineer of Pakistan to summit Mt. Everest, Ms. Samina Baig. The expedition was initially planned to 6050m ...

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Saving glaciers: Winter expedition team from Shimshal reaches Skardu via Braldu Pass

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SKARDU: A group of 10 mountaineers and researcher from Shimshal who embarked on a mission to save the glaciers from depleting have successfully made it to Skardu through the Braldu Pass. It took us 13 days to complete the mission, announced a representative of the winter expedition team. The group of 10 member professional mountaineers and researchers crossed six longest glaciers of ...

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Gojal: 6th Basic mountaineering, 2nd Naitonal Ice climbing championship concludes in Shimshal

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SHIMSHAL: A weeklong basic mountaineering camp organized by Pakistan Youth Outreach in collaboration with Karakorum Expedition, came to its end. This year marked successful conclusion of 6th Basic Mountaineering and 2nd National Ice Climbing championship at Malangudi Glacier Shimshal. For the past six years, Pakistan Youth Outreach has been organizing outdoor sports related events for youth. The outdoor mountaineering training ...

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