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  • Fishing villages dry up on the Indus

    October 14, 2019

    Dam construction and other upstream activities have left the fishing communities in Pakistan along the Indus with little to fish, and livelihoods that have dried up with the river

  • To save Pakistan, look under its rivers

    September 27, 2019

    More than 400 million acre feet of existing fresh water storage exists in Pakistan’s riverine aquifers, and may be the key to managing the country’s water security

  • A barrage to save, or doom, the Indus delta

    September 18, 2019

    Pakistani authorities say construction of a barrage will address key water issues, but there have been no local consultations, and experts fear that it will only add to the problems in the Indus delta

  • The costs of heightened conflict in the Himalayas

    September 04, 2019

    As a series of conflicts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region come into sharp focus, sidelining local populations, the long-term environmental costs may leave the region degraded, poor and desperate

  • Why Lahore floods, and how to stop it

    August 01, 2019

    Lahore faces increasing incidence of flooding, much of it due to declining tree cover and silted drains as well as climate change, and authorities need to prepare in advance to deal with it, argues Dawar Hameed Butt