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Glacier Grafting project launched by UNDP in Gilgit-Baltistan

UNDP’s GLOF II project helps residents of Gilgit-Baltistan have access to clean drinking water through Glacier Grafting

UNDP’s GLOF II project helps residents of Gilgit-Baltistan have access to clean drinking water through Glacier Grafting GILGIT – A Glacier Grafting campaign was launched in Kuwardo village of Gilgot-Baltistan to provide clean drinking water and irrigation water. The GLOF II project by UNDP Pakistan in collaboration with University of Baltistan (UoB), AKRSP and Wafa Foundation Skardu inaugurated a Glacier ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Nawabshah city sees ‘highest ever April temperature’

Nawabshah may have endured the highest-ever temperature recorded in April on Earth

Nawabshah may have endured the highest-ever temperature recorded in April on Earth Pakistan’s city of Nawabshah in Sindh may have endured the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth in the month of April, according to a French meteorologist and an expert on weather extremes. A high of 50.2 degrees Celsius was recorded in Nawabshah on April 30, with dozens suffering ... Read More »

More than 95% of world population is breathing dangerously polluted air: study

Beijing hits highest air pollution alert of 2015

More than 95% of Earth’s population breathing dangerously polluted air, finds study More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unhealthy air and the poorest countries are at greater risk, a new report has found. According to the annual State of Global Air Report, published Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute (HEI), long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to an estimated 6.1 million deaths ... Read More »

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