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India and rising heatwaves

In March 2022, reported record temperatures in India made this the hottest year in the 122 years since records began. The world has seen heatwaves in the past, but human-made…

How to deal with heatwaves

Pakistan is facing record-breaking temperatures and a prolonged heatwave since March this year, leading to a major impact on society, environment, work hours and the economy. The city of Jacobabad…

Heatwaves

Fish that evolved over thousands of years to survive in cool waters have died in staggering numbers in recent years, blanketing the surfaces of US rivers. And it’s not just…

Tackling Heatwaves

Tackling heatwaves

For the past many days, Karachi has once again been facing the worst kind of heatwave, and reportedly dozens of precious human lives have been lost so far. Most of…

Dealing with heatwaves

In the summer of 2015, Pakistan faced a deadly heatwave. Temperatures soared to more than 43 degrees celsius accompanied by air depression over the Arabian Sea, which blocked the sea…

Children come first

Climate change challenges are unprecedented across the world, affecting every region equally regardless of contribution to global warming. As human activities keep changing the planetary environment day by day, floods,…

Why birds need bugs

World Migratory Day 2024 is celebrated every year on May 11 to highlight the importance of migratory birds in our ecosystem and sensitize people to take steps for their protection.…