December 2017 Contents

Vol.15 No.04

Cover Story

Building sustainably with straw bale construction 

Straw bale construction is an environmentally friendly and sustainable solution for Pakistan.   (more)

Biodiversity

Corals under threat 

Worldwide, corals or “the rainforest of the sea” are under threat. Conservation of these corals is as important as saving land forests.  (more)

Gardening

Container Gardening 

Container gardening is a perennially useful technique that every gardener should have, where sky scrapers are on the rise and open spaces are shrinking away fast.  (more)

Environment Watch

Going eco-friendly in Pakistan 

Being green is gradually gaining popularity in Pakistan. Businesses are shifting their focus towards sustainable growth and the environment is getting a little more consideration in the corporate sector. (more)

SN Plantation

SN continues National Plantation Year 

Tennis players joined Subh-e-Nau’s #greeneveryinch plantation campaign at the PTF sports complex, making their contributions in making Pakistan cleaner and greener.   (more)

Eco-living

5 ways to become a green consumer

With the rise of consumerism and commercialism we have forgotten about our precious environment and its complex ecological system.  (more)

Sustainability Science

An epic battle with climate change 

India’s population and emissions are rising fast, and its ability to tackle poverty without massive fossil fuel use will help decide the fate of the planet. (more)

SN Disability

Leaving the wheelchair for good

The Subh-e-Nau Disability program remains committed to its services for the betterment of those affected by Spinal Cord Injury. Zareena Bibi, is enrolled in the program is leading a better life, despite all the challenges faced. As a result of the health services provided, she is now able to walk which enables all around her greatly.  (more)

Health Page

Flowing since the days of Hippocrates

The recorded history of vinegar starts from 5000 BC when the Babylonians used dates to make vinegar which they used as a preservative. It remains a key nutritive ingredient to this and offers many health benefits especially if you use apple cider vinegar.   (more)

Film Review

An inconvenient sequel: truth to power

A strong sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth”, the latest documentary by Al Gore is worth watching and learning about one of the biggest crises known to mankind.   (more)

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