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agriculture

  • 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

  • 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

  • Toolkits to deal with Asian droughts

    September 23, 2019

    As severe multi-year droughts blight Asia, organisations are coming together to create toolkits and response mechanisms to deal with the crisis

  • Save land to fight climate change

    September 14, 2019

    Ecosystem restoration and land-based solutions must segue into actions to stem biodiversity loss and restrain runaway global warming, the United Nations desertification summit held at New Delhi said in its closing declaration

  • 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