November 2017 Contents

Vol.15 No.03

Cover Story

Smog strikes again! 

Lahore’s air pollution has reached disastrous levels giving rise to a serious smog event again this year. With the current policies of deliberately slow action on such environmental concerns, such crisis events are not altogether surprising.  (more)

Gardening

Revisiting Permaculture in Pakistan 

Permaculture is a subject very dear to my heart and, although I have written about it before in the magazine, I feel that a serious re-visit is in order.  (more)

SN Event

SN National Clay Court Tennis Championship Gala 

The 2017 Subh-e-Nau Clay Court Tennis Championship was held at the Pakistan Tennis Federation Complex with great participation from both players and tennis fans alike.   (more)

SN Plantation

SN continues National Plantation Year 

Iqra University students joined hands with Subh-e-Nau in the #greeneveryinch plantation campaign with indigenous tree plantation at the Pakistan Sports Board site.  (more)

D.I.Y

7 Reasons You Should Switch to LED Lights

LED are a great choice for meeting your lighting needs and offer a range of benefits over conventional types of light bulbs.  (more)

Eco-living

Top 10 tips for living green

A more sustainable lifestyle is a good way to save you money, aid your local community and help protect the environment. Here are some useful tips for better living. (more)

Sustainability Science

Fastest-growing source of new energy

International Energy Agency has reported that solar power was the fastest growing source of new energy last year.   (more)

SN Disability

Living above and beyond barriers  

Noshaad Bibi, is living above and beyond barriers with spinal cord injury since the 2005 earthquake. Her approach is an example worth learning from and emulating in our lives as well.  (more)

Health Page

Avocado: is it worth the hype?

The Avocado, scientifically known as Persea Americana, and classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae, is thought to have originated in Mexico some 7,000 to 5,000 B.C., but it was several millennia before this wild variety was cultivated.  (more)

Film Review

Minimalism

The movie “Minimalism” espouses the idea of living without excesses through a cinematic expose of its narrators’ lived experiences.  (more)

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