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Health & Environmental Concerns: 34 Crushing Plants closed in Gilgit

Health & Environmental Concerns: 34 Crushing Plants closed in Gilgit

Gilgit: The Gilgit city administration on Saturday sealed 34 stone crushing plants in Gilgit city and Kargah valley. The privately-owned plants were sealed by a joint team comprising Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Assistant Commissioner’s office and police department. 22 of the sealed plants were located in Gilgit city, while...

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Aided by AKRSP, 40 volunteers collect 4 tonnes of solid waste after Shandur festival

Aided by AKRSP, 40 volunteers collect 4 tonnes of solid waste after Shandur festival

Report and Photos by Bashir Hussain Azad Chitral: Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), under its “Water & Energy Security” project carried out a solid waste management activity in Shandoor, in collaboration with Tehsil administration and Chitral Heritage & Environmental protection society. It was a four-day cleanliness drive, in which...

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Activists call for banning fireworks in Shandur, keeping the plateau clean and green

Activists call for banning fireworks in Shandur, keeping the plateau clean and green

By: Abdul Wahid Khan Peshawar: Chitral Heritage and Environmental Protection Society (CHEPS) has been advocating for protecting the environment of the mountainous Chitral district, as well as other parts of the country.  Working with the motto of keeping Pakistan clean and green, CHEPS has done ‘more than 2,000 projects’ around...

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Hunza Serena Inn and Hasegawa Memorial School celebrated World Environment Day

Hunza Serena Inn and Hasegawa Memorial School celebrated World Environment Day

Karimabad: Hunza Serena Inn and Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College jointly celebrated the World Environment Day 2017 today, holding various activities under the global theme, “Connecting People to Nature”.  The students of Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College cleaned wastes from the Karimabad Bazar, urging the shopkeepers, tourists, locals and hoteliers to respect nature and...

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Women and climate change

Women and climate change

DR BABAR KHAN In the recent years, the phenomenon of climate change has exacerbated the situation in the mountain valleys of Hunza and Nagar districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, adding in the frequency and impact of natural hazards. They’re inevitable; albeit anticipating and pre-planning to cope withthe aftermath is way better than...

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