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  • Weeding out the willows from Wular

    January 09, 2020

    Wular Lake in Kashmir, the largest flood basin in the region, has been choking due to sedimentation brought on by huge willow plantations; will a new initiative rescue the lake?

  • A plague of locusts

    December 12, 2019

    In Pakistan’s Sindh province a locust outbreak has persisted due to favourable weather conditions caused by climate change, devastating crops over a wide area

  • Government joins the water tanker business in Karachi

    November 27, 2019

    With the government unable to meet water needs, a water tanker mafia had sprung up in Karachi, but now with its regularisation there is a legal route, and revenues, for the government, writes Zofeen T. Ebrahim

  • 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