August 2016 Contents
Karachi’s Green Line Bus: Adding insult to injury
Karachi is set to be the next Lahore, with transport projects that damage the citizens’ health and environment. (More)
Karachi’s makes it to the top 5 most polluted cities: what’s happening, and what can be done?
Struggling with air pollution and dealing with imminent climate change impacts, Karachi is breaking down and being torn at all levels, but nowhere is its decay more obvious than on its environment and health of citizens. (More)
Plantation of Conocarpus and the systematic burning of trees in Islamabad
Islamabad has been largely considered as a green and clean city as compared to other cities of Pakistan, however, its image has badly damaged for last few years. A group of concerned citizens held a meeting at Subh-e-Nau office in first week of July to discuss issues related to city’s environment. (more)
Sometimes the world of organic gardening, especially one in which the emphasis is on food production, can feel like a heavy dose of ‘all work and no play’. (more)
SN continues National Plantation Year
The #greeneveryinch campaign by Subh-e-Nau marches steadily on for a greener Pakistan.
Cleaning floors naturally
Indoor floor cleaning can lead to dangerous spread of pollutants if you use commercial products. Here are some natural ways to prevent these harmful effects and also save you money.
Turing CO2 into stone: A climate change breakthrough
A radical new technique assures an inexpensive and safe method of burying CO2 gas emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas.
Jujube: apple of the desert
Unaab herb, also known as Jujube, and locally known as Ber, the red oval fruit, often used by children as a weapon when playing outdoors, albeit quite small, is said to hold the health benefits equivalent to that of an apple. (more)
A Chilling Depiction of Climate Change Impacts
Glaciers are melting at a rapid pace unlike no era in human history and “Chasing Ice” is a chilling depiction of such climate change impacts calls for action at all levels. (More)