Kotri (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Kotri (Pakistan)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 25.360001
Longitude: 68.300003
population: 72,700
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Sea lords block upstream travel of palla

HYDERABAD: Politically influential persons, known among the local fishermen as sea lords and ‘boolo gujjo mafia’ have blocked the mouths of creeks by harvesting huge fishing nets to stop delicious palla (hilsa) travelling upstream to the river when the ... [Published The News International - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Country's forest cover declines by 19 percent since 2001

July 03, 2014Pakistan's forests have declined by 19 per cent to 3.44 million hectares since 2001, with a 0.36 per cent average rate of deforestation, according to an assessment made recently by Ministry of Environment through satellite images. An environmentalist ... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Decline in mango cultivation area alarming: Agri experts

June 29, 2014The agriculture experts, scientists, academia, researchers and farmers have expressed grave concerns over decrease in the area of mango cultivation across Sindh due to diseases, lack of orchard management practices, shortage of water and ... [Published Business Recorder - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Setting up irradiation plant in Karachi to increase mango export vital

KARACHI: United States is the biggest importer of mangoes in the world and we are missing US market only because of lack of irradiation facilities.By establishing the irradiation plant in Karachi, a large quantity of fruit could be exported to US, said ... [Published Daily Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 1 reports

KBD mandatory in Water Apportionment Accord

LAHORESindh Tas Water Council Pakistan Chairman Suleman Khan has regretted that all provinces are violating the Water Apportionment Accord 1991.Delivering a lecture on importance of Kalabagh Dam at Institute of Engineering Pakistan on Saturday, Suleman ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jun 08 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

World Environment Day: ‘Time to change our habits’

WWF calls for recogn­ition of climat­e change threat­s.WWF calls for recognition of climate change threats.LAHORE:“This year’s theme for World Environment Day reflects the biggest threat our planet faces,” WWF-Pakistan Biodiversity Director Uzma Khan ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Miseries of Keti Bunder fishermen still on : June 03, 2014, 1:21 am

KARACHI: Global warming and sea intrusion have caused rise in sea level and sea has engulfed 3.5 million acres of agricultural lands in Thatta, Badin and Sajawal districts in Sindh. If situation remains same after 25 to 30 years Thatta, Badin and Sajawal ... [Published Daily Times - Jun 02 2014]

Quotes

"Laws and rules on the management of forests are not adequately restrictive and prohibited in Pakistan, particularly given the country's low and decreasing forest cover. This has resulted in misuse of forests' land and their conversion into non-forestry use. The highest rate of deforestation has been found in Indus Delta mangroves, which have depleted at a rate of 2.3 per cent. This was followed by coniferous forest and reverine forest" he added

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Sea lords block upstream travel of palla [Published The News International - 4 hours ago]
Country's forest cover declines by 19 percent s... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 03 2014]
Decline in mango cultivation area alarming: Agr... [Published Business Recorder - Jun 29 2014]
Setting up irradiation plant in Karachi to incr... [Published Daily Times - Jun 20 2014]
KBD mandatory in Water Apportionment Accord [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jun 08 2014]
World Environment Day: ‘Time to change our habits’ [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 06 2014]
Miseries of Keti Bunder fishermen still on : Ju... [Published Daily Times - Jun 02 2014]
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