Environment

‘World’s tallest’ symbolic mural unveiled in Karachi

‘World’s tallest’ symbolic mural unveiled in Karachi

January 27, 2020

KARACHI: Art, peace, and environment were some of the inspiring elements in the 286-foot high public art mural – claimed by the organisers to be the tallest in the world – which was unveiled in Karachi on Sunday. The mural, titled ‘Rising Blue’, adorns the TPL Tower (Centrepoint) and was[...]
Urban green cover

Protecting and expanding the urban green cover

November 8, 2019

The Amazon is still burning. Sure, it burns every year; courtesy the slash-and-burn methods common among the dwellers who clear a certain percentage of the forest every year to pursue agriculture, livestock, logging and mining. However, this year, things seem to have spiralled out of control, as Brazil’s National Institute[...]
Punjab Green Development Programme underway

Punjab Green Development Programme underway

November 7, 2019

LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht has said the Environment Protection Department (EPD) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lack the structure and resources necessary to fulfil their environment management mandates, including environmental clearance of investment proposals and inspection of industries for environmental compliance. The Punjab government, with the[...]
Three wetlands to be completed by CDA in the coming month

Three wetlands to be completed by CDA in the coming month

October 6, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The construction of three wetlands is to be completed by CDA in the coming month. The project is supervised and financed by the Capital Development Authority (CDA), while the execution is under the Sanitation Directorate of MCI. The function of the wetlands is to treat the contaminated water prior[...]