Heavy monsoon rains could hit Karachi again

Karachi is experiencing one of its wettest monsoon seasons. The fragile infrastructure of the city is recovering from the previous rains that sub-merged much of the metropolis in the month of July. The rains are battering the city with almost a 7 to 10 day gap. The unofficial stats of the last three major rains…

Environmental degradation in Pakistan

Upon witnessing prosperity in the West, many countries like Pakistan adopted a policy of industrialization, regarding it as essential for a country’s rapid increasing population which as of 2016 is estimated at 193.2 million. This development however has not been environmentally sustainable with natural resources being depleted at an alarming rate. Atmospheric contamination, deterioration in…