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1279 acres of forest land in Murree retrieved - The News International

1279 acres of forest land in Murree retrieved - The News International | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
1279 acres of forest land in Murree retrieved The News International ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Forest Department has retrieved 1279.21 acres of forest land from the small and medium-size housing societies in Murree by January 2013 while 1576 acres is...
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Probably this land can be placed under National reserve laws. Should we start a campaign for it?

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Hadia Hassan's comment, March 20, 2013 10:52 AM
Yes! :)
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Top UN official lauds Pakistan’s Guinness World Record for tree planting

Top UN official lauds Pakistan’s Guinness World Record for tree planting | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
Pakistan's First Independent Complete Daily Web Newspaper, PakistanTimes is Updated Daily. Latest and updated News, Views and Interactive from Pakistan, Kashmir, South Asia and rest of the World.
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Hamza Javed's comment, April 15, 2013 1:46 PM
this i just a small example of our nations capability
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'Dancing Girl' of Moenjo-daro - Pakistan Today

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'Dancing Girl' of Moenjo-daro
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Yes, heritage may be natural like our rivers, forests, so on and so forth. It may also have a ...
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Silting and low water close Muskegon harbor to large freighters, dredging to begin soon

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The Holland-based King Co. will begin dredging the Muskegon harbor in the coming days followed by Grand Haven and Holland. Record low water in Lake Michigan has caused a dredging emergency this spring.

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dredging is an expensive method for Pakistan, even though we have one dreger.

 

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interesting work!
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PPDCI explains palm oil benefits to health and environment - Philippine Information Agency

PPDCI explains palm oil benefits to health and environment - Philippine Information Agency | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
PPDCI explains palm oil benefits to health and environment
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... that it reduces daily temperature fluctuation and maintains high relative humidity.
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Experts call for forestation in Pakistan - Pakistan Daily Times

Sudan Vision Experts call for forestation in Pakistan Pakistan Daily Times The workshop also addressed the need for forestation activities in Pakistan as forests are beneficial to humans and animals alike, act as catchment areas, regulate...
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Workshop on forest degradation | Pakistan Education News | CAP ...

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The Federal Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with the Punjab Forest Department and WWF – Pakistan organised a two-day provincial level consultation workshop.
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Bears Rampage Through Kashmir Villages, Injure Four - freepresskashmir

Bears Rampage Through Kashmir Villages, Injure Four - freepresskashmir | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
freepresskashmir Bears Rampage Through Kashmir Villages, Injure Four freepresskashmir Leopard and Himalayan black bear populations have increased after a ban on hunting was enforced in Kashmir in 1970, and the loss of pine forests had already...
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7.7 magnitude quake hits Iran, Pakistan - PhysOrg.com

7.7 magnitude quake hits Iran, Pakistan - PhysOrg.com | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
An earthquake toppled homes and shops on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border Tuesday, killing dozens of people and causing skyscrapers to sway in Dubai. It also forced Iranian officials—for the second time in less than a week—to issue ...
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In decline: Tourism in GB falls prey to 18th Amendment - The Express Tribune

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In decline: Tourism in GB falls prey to 18th Amendment
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The Ministry of Tourism was abolished after the amendment was passed in April 2010, devolving control of tourism, forests and minerals to the provinces.
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Resources and climate change - The Nation - The Nation

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Resources and climate change - The Nation
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The old trees such as the coniferous forests of Siberia, Canada and the tropical rainforests are a poor sink for CO2 and less efficient in producing oxygen (Professor Tim Flannery).

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Resources and climate change - The Nation
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The old trees such as the coniferous forests of Siberia, Canada and the tropical rainforests are a poor sink for CO2 and less efficient in producing oxygen (Professor Tim Flannery).

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Tropical cloud forests filter half of all surface water within dam ...

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The results of a four-year study, published in the journal Ecosystem Services this month, has revealed that cloud forests are responsible for filtering almost half of all surface water in tropical dam watersheds, despite covering ...
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Forests workshop: Trees in south Punjab felled at ‘alarming rate’ – The Express Tribune

Forests workshop: Trees in south Punjab felled at ‘alarming rate’ – The Express Tribune | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
UN-funded projec­t to conser­ve forest­s being introd­uced in Pakist­an.
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Silting and low water close Muskegon harbor to large freighters, dredging to begin soon

Silting and low water close Muskegon harbor to large freighters, dredging to begin soon | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
The Holland-based King Co. will begin dredging the Muskegon harbor in the coming days followed by Grand Haven and Holland. Record low water in Lake Michigan has caused a dredging emergency this spring.

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Pakistan breaks India's record mangroves plantation | Panos South ...

Pakistan breaks India's record mangroves plantation | Panos South ... | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
He was accompanied by Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan; Mr. Riaz Ahmed Waggan, Chief Conservator of Forests and Mr. Muhammad Umer Memon, Project Director Sindh Coastal ...
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Biomass Gasfication Power Systems

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Biomass power systems using biomass gasification has followed two divergent pathways, which are a function of the scale of operations.

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The most attractive means of utilising a biomass gasifier for power generation is to integrate the gasification process into a gas turbine combined cycle power plant. This will normally require a gasifier capable of producing a gas with heat content close to 19 MJ/Nm3.

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The Hilly Area of Thandiani – Pakistan | World for Travel

The Hilly Area of Thandiani – Pakistan | World for Travel | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
There is also a Pakistan Television Booster at the top and a Pak Air-Force Radar. From the top, you can have stunning views of all the Galliat Region, Hazara Region, Swat Forests, Chitral, Abbotabad, and Kashmir.
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Sindh losing its forests - PakistanToday.com.pk

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PakistanToday.com.pk Sindh losing its forests PakistanToday.com.pk Karachi - Forest is a valuable resource which contributes significantly to the economy and provides environmental stability, regional climate stability, regulates rainfall patterns...
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Trees in South Punjab Felled at Alarming Rate - Agri Pakistan

Trees in South Punjab Felled at Alarming Rate - Agri Pakistan | Pakistan Needs More Trees | Scoop.it
LAHORE:The riverine forests in southern Punjab are being chopped down at an “alarmingly fast rate”, according to a recent survey by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P).“In Punjab, there are three forest types ...
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100-year-old banyan gets KMC axe - Pakistan Daily Times

100-year-old banyan gets KMC axe
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“The green cover in Pakistan is 4.5 percent of the total geographical area of the country, but actually Pakistan no longer has the same green cover that it had in 1947.
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Syria, scientific advances, plus food, forests and foreign ministers - The Guardian

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Syria, scientific advances, plus food, forests and foreign ministers
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Pakistan needs to recoup more in taxes before any aid boost, say UK MPs.
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Pakistan needs to recoup more in taxes before any aid boost, say UK MPs.

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Lantana, paper mulberry affecting indigenous plants - The News International

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Lantana, paper mulberry affecting indigenous plants
The News International
The experts have opined that IAPs are the plants that have been brought to Pakistan from other countries for their beauty, economic value or ecological purpose.
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Earth Day: NASA's spectacular view of our planet - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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Baltimore Sun (blog) Earth Day: NASA's spectacular view of our planet Baltimore Sun (blog) To the right of image center, what at first seems to be a dense, leafless forest is actually the crowd of people closest to the site of the swearing-in...
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thats the earth upside down, amazing view!

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Nearly 200 killed by wild animals in Kashmir since 2005 - freepresskashmir

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freepresskashmir Nearly 200 killed by wild animals in Kashmir since 2005 freepresskashmir The report indicates that man-animal conflict has shown a drastic increase in the region after authorities erected a fence along Kashmir's border with...
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Salman Rashid: Alien Invasion

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Once planted the sapling simply grew: the survival rate of eucalyptus saplings, according to Raja Mohammed Zarif of the Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI), Peshawar, is now seen to be almost 100%. On the other hand, ...
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Annual Ranking Shows Reduced Sulfur Content in Gasoline Around World ... - eco-business.com (press release)

Annual Ranking Shows Reduced Sulfur Content in Gasoline Around World ...
eco-business.com (press release)
Those countries are Algeria, Argentina, Belarus, China, Jordan, Malawi, Montenegro, Pakistan, and Russia.

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