February 2017 Contents

Vol.14  No.06

Cover Story

Subh-e-Nau: Elevating women’s tennis to new heights

For more than two decades, Subh-e-Nau’s Sports Program has worked towards promoting children’s sports, especially for girls. While it has been a challenge, SN has elevated women’s tennis with a vision towards their participation in the international arena. (more)

Cover Story

Bank Alfalah, Subh-e-Nau team up for Ladies National Tennis Championship 2017

Opening the year with an exclusive Ladies’ National Championship, Subh-e-Nau hosted ranked national tennis players from across the country, with Bank Alfalah’s support as lead sponsor. Mahin Aftab emerged as a major force winning all four events. (more)

Biodiversity

The increasing menace of crows

Crows are increasingly becoming harmful to both urban and rural biodiversity. With large densities across Pakistan, they are disturbing our ecosystems. Much of this can be attributed to lack of proper waste management practices among other factors which are bolstering this pest across our cities. (more)

Gardening

Cool Customers

Growing cucumbers is an excellent garden choice for new gardeners and old gardeners alike. (more)

SN Disability

Rising again

Severely injured after falling from a walnut tree, Khadija Bibi has braved many a challenges. With the support of family and community, as well as Subh-e-Nau’s Disability program for Spinal Cord Injury patients, she has managed to overcome most of these barriers. (more)

SN Plantation

Subh-e-Nau continues National Plantation Year

Subh-e-Nau carries on with its #greeneveryinch campaign planned all throughout the year, with various members of the public lending their valuable support.

Eco-living

Protect your skin in the winter

Skin care during winter is important. Here are some tips which use natural ingredients and approaches. (more)

Sustainability science

Morocco lights the way for Africa on renewable energy

COP22 host leads by example in the fight against climate change with 52% green energy target by 2020 and Africa’s first city cycle hire scheme. (more)

Health Page

Custard in an apple!

Custard Apple probably got its name because of the sugary soft white flesh similar to custard inside the hard exterior that has the same green color as Apples. Regardless of its name, it contains a marvelous variety of nutrients with a delicious taste that is actually good for you. (more)

Film Review

A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet

“A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” was released in 2012, by director and producer Mark Kitchell. the documentary brilliantly portrays environmental history in the United States and the rest of the world from 1960s to 2010. (more)

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