December 12th, 2020; By Sher-e-Azam; KAKAPIR, SINDH; The Kakapir mangroves have been revived thanks to the efforts of local women who have been planting saplings for decades, and a community of environmentally concerned residents.
دسمبر ٦ ٢٠٢٠ تحریر: احمد سعید اور حامد ریاض; لاہور; تحریک انصاف'کی حکومت نے راوی کنارے نیا جدید شہر بسانے کے منصوبے سے کافی توقعات وابستہ کر رکھی ہیں مگر اس زمین پر رہنے والوں نے حکومت کو تنبیہ کی ہے کہ اگر انھیں بے گھر کیا تو ان کے لئے مارو یا مر جاؤ والی صورتحال پیدا ہو جاے گی
December 6th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz & Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; “You cannot have sewage, industrial, residential and medical waste being dumped into the stormwater drains that feed the Ravi and then dream of a clean river by setting filtration plants at the river itself,” he points out. “The source of the problem of water pollution lies somewhere else and not at the river.”
October 30th, 2020; By Shaukat Korai; KARACHI; Residents in the localities of Kohi and Saleh Goth of Malir are falling ill to different diseases due to polluted water contaminated by effluents from textile factories and other industries in Karachi
October 22nd, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The fire in Hafeez Centre in Lahore is a stark reminder to provincial governments and city governments of not enforcing the Building Code of Pakistan Fire Safety Provisions 2016, say experts
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Before the outbreak of the pandemic, environmentalists in Lahore had called upon the government and private schools to introduce school buses to tackle the menace of air pollution in the city.
With the lockdown, people have been pushed back inside their homes. No one wants to risk being outdoors, for fear of contracting the Coronavirus. Yet the heroes who battle it out everyday, outside the comfort of their homes, outside the bounds of safety are none others than our heroes – doctors, sanitary workers, journalists, the police. All of them are risking their lives every day, only in order to protect the public from the deadly disease in the air. Voicepk.net pays tribute to these people, as everyday they are ON THE FRONTLINES.
Though air pollution is a year-round phenomenon, it is smog that Lahore is most concerned with – sometimes referred to as the city’s fifth season. Multiple theories about the causes as well as possible solutions of smog in Lahore have come forward throughout the years, but the Punjab Government has no other answer than trans-boundary pollution. Therefore it cannot be controlled. And therefore, it is not a concern of the Punjab Government.