A Billion Love Letters to Pakistan

Elephant Journal

A friend from India posted “A billion love letters to Pakistan” To find his grandparents postmarked, His roots are there. A friend from Venezuela posted there’s a closed wall to freedom: She’s a woman seeking refuge between same language, foreign thought.

Meet the “Miss Pakistan” of Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

Natasha Paracha was Miss Pakistan World in 2008. In 2011, she’s using her beauty and smarts to build a sustainable renewable energy climate in Pakistan. In 2008, Natasha Paracha got that question moments before she became Miss Pakistan World. Epic flooding in Pakistan.

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Extremism In Pakistan

Elephant Journal

Extremism In Pakistan Pakistan was brought into being on the slogan of Islam. The Two nations theory simply means that Muslims have separate way to go. If we turn out the pages of history one may easily find that from the very beginning Muslims were only linked and associated with religious thoughts and education. They […].

Watts to Water Brothers in Rural Pakistan

Green Prophet

Three brothers working in Pakistan’s remote Chitral communities are helping provide green electricity for 45,000 homes. Seeing light for the first time in rural Pakistan. Pakistan is facing electricity hardships today as we all know,” he adds.

Security Hampers Pakistan Quake Efforts

Green Prophet

En route to aid thousands of people injured and displaced by a devastating earthquake in Pakistan that killed at least 350 people on Tuesday, a military helicopter dodged two rockets fired from the ground.

Solar Bridge in Pakistan Replaces One Swept Away by Floods

Green Prophet

As if they didn’t have enough trouble on their hands, residents of 15 towns and 45 villages in Pakistan’s Swat Valley have been completely stranded since a bridge linking them was swept away by last year’s floods.

Pakistan shoots down illegal Arab hunting

Green Prophet

Last year, Green Prophet broadcast the alarming news of a Saudi prince who poached thousands of protected birds during a 21-day hunting safari in Pakistan. Image of slaughtered birds from Pakistan Defense.

Nestlé is draining Pakistan to sell us bottled water

Green (Living) Review

Now it is happening in Pakistan. But we still have got time to help before Pakistan''s water supply is completely tapped out – and if we show Nestlé its heartless policies are sparking a global backlash, we can stop it from decimating more of our natural resources.

The murder of the Taliban leader by US drone strike in Pakistan

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) November 2013 : The murder of the Taliban leader by US drone strike in Pakistan, on Friday, November 1, 2013, on the eve of peace talks between the government of Pakistan and the Taliban can have had only one aim; to scuttle the talks.

Iran Forgets India and Keeps Pitching Peace Pipeline to Pakistan

Green Prophet

Iran, becoming more isolated appeals to Pakistan to move ahead with natural gas “peace pipeline.” As Iran becomes more marginalized with US-backed sanctions , Iran seeks to conduct business with more hospitable partners, like Pakistan. Pakistan’s Iranian Big Brother?

Easter Sunday Bomb kills 70 in Pakistan: Why I Still Cling to Hope.

Elephant Journal

A bomb goes off in Pakistan and no one says a word. More than 70 people are dead and at least 300 were injured after a suicide bomb went off yesterday in Lahore, Pakistan.

US cutting military aid to Pakistan

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ever since the US military action that led to the killing of Osama Bin Laden and which was done without the knowledge of the country of Pakistan in that country relations between the USA and Pakistan are more than strained. Take out Pakistan?

Landmark Wind Power Plant To Be Built In Pakistan

Green Prophet

A landmark wind power project is set to be built in south Pakistan, which will form part of the 6% target renewable energy in the total power mix by 2030. million in Zorlu Enerji Pakistan Limited to support the construction of the only wind power project in the Sindh Province.

The Climate Issues in Pakistan


Pakistan is basically an agricultural country. Environmental issues in Pakistan threaten the population's health and have been disturbing the balance between economic development and environmental protection. Very little serious attention was paid to environmental issues in Pakistan

Enter Climb For Change’s Photo Contest to Win a Pakistan Expedition

Wend Magazine

But the big kicker is the grand prize: a 2-week guided expedition in Northern Pakistan with Nazir Sabir Expeditions (airfare is not included).

World Bank Supports Turkey-Built 56.4 MW Wind Project in Pakistan

Green Prophet

With crippling floods every year and regular power outages, a new internationally financed wind project in Pakistan is breezy green news to us. Wikipedia editors say that Pakistan plans to produce 2500 MW of wind energy by 2015 to stop crippling power shortages.

Mountains of Toxic E-Waste in Pakistan are a Goldmine

Green Prophet

Thousands of tons of electronic waste are dumped in Pakistan each year, creating a hazard, and a mountain of opportunities for recyclers. Nobody knows for sure how much electronic waste is dumped in Pakistan, but it’s easily in the thousands of tons every year.

Tea Extract from Pakistan May Help Treat Breast Cancer

Green Prophet

A tea made from a plant found in Pakistan, India, Africa and parts of Europe may help treat breast cancer, study suggests. Following our report on turmeric ‘s benefits for natural breast health , science is finding more evidence for Mother Nature’s healing possibilities.

Deforestation and Flooding in Pakistan -The Link


or about 1,687,000 ha of Pakistan is forested. Pakistan has 340,000 ha of planted forest. Between 1990 and 2010, Pakistan lost an average of 42,000 ha or 1.66% per year. In total, between 1990 and 2010, Pakistan lost 33.2% According to the U.N.

Micro-Financed Straw Houses For Pakistan Are Quake-Proof

Green Prophet

After the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Pakistan Straw Bale and Appropriate Building (PAKSBAB) was set up to protect people’s homes against extreme weather conditions. Twice as energy efficient as a conventional house, straw bale makes for environmentally friendly earthquake-proof homes.

Afghanistan to back Pakistan if the would be a war with the U.S.

Green (Living) Review

Pakistan war he wouldn't support the Americans but would support Pakistan. Afghanistan would support Pakistan in case of military conflict between Pakistan and the United States, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in an interview to a private Pakistani TV channel broadcast on Saturday.

Water Problems in Pakistan


China, India and Pakistan are three of the four top irrigators in the world, suffering serious Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent with a population in 2011 of 3,879,000,000 (3.8 billion). It covers 8.6% of the Earth’s total surface area (or 29.9% of its land area) and with approximately 4 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world’s current human population, But only about 36 percent of the renewable fresh water.

Climate Change Impacts in Pakistan


Geographically, Pakistan lies between 24o and 37o N latitude and 61o and 75o E longitude. The environment has experienced a major transition in the past 20 years.

Four Lessons Pakistan’s Off-Grid Solar Market Can Teach the World

Sierra Club Compass

But the elephant in the room, the potential off-grid solar leader you never hear about, is Pakistan. In fact, 36 percent of Pakistan’s electricity comes from oil, an outdated and incredibly costly form of electricity production. Photo courtesy of EcoEnergy.

Is Pakistan Aiming to “out-Vegas” Dubai With World’s Biggest Tower?

Green Prophet

Abu Dhabi Group will construct the world’s tallest building in Pakistan. Is Pakistan aiming to “out-Vegas” Dubai? Pakistan has the second-highest rate of deforestation in the world. Didn’t Azerbaijan just claim to be building the world’s tallest tower? .

Lifeline in Pakistan Under Severe Stress


For years, the matter of balancing Pakistan's supply against the demand for electricity has remained a largely unresolved matter. Pakistan now faces a significant challenge in revamping its network responsible for the supply of electricity.

Noise Problems in Pakistan


Noise has become a very important "stress factor" in the environment of man. The term "noise pollution" has been recently used to signify the hazard of sounds which are consequence of modern day development, leading to health hazards of different types. Continuous exposure to high decibel noise can result in some adverse effects on your health. One of these hazards is acoustic trauma to the ears caused when they are subjected to the sound of an intensity of 85 dB or more without respite.

Earthquake Relief in Pakistan

The Green Changemakers

To see hundreds more photos of the work done by CalEarth in Pakistan go to www.calearthpakistan.org [link]. by Krpasundarananda Krpasundarananda is a Meditation teacher with Ananda Marga and has been a Monk since 1991.

Is a Water War Between India and Pakistan Imminent ?


A peaceful and stable Pakistan is integral to western efforts to pacify Afghanistan, but Islamabad's obsessions with its giant eastern neighbor may render such issues moot.

Energy Issues Critical in Pakistan


Pakistan’s chronic energy shortages have combined with widespread perceptions that Washington is more interested in pursuing its anti-terror agenda than assisting the country financially, causing many leading figures to question the value of its relationship with the U.S.

'Pakistan Taliban' behind NY plot, says US AG

Green (Living) Review

While AC Holder may said there was nothing to suggest the government of Pakistan was aware of the plot let's not be too surprised if suddenly the drone and missile attacks on Pakistani sovereign territory be claimed to be to hit the Taliban that designed this attack. A full scale attack against Pakistan?

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Pakistan's Power Minister's Job in Jeopardy


The ongoing energy crisis in Pakistan may lead to the removal of Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar over his seeming inability to resolve the situation.

Pakistan Reveals New Sustainable Development Strategy


Pakistan’s new national sustainable development strategy (NSDS) boasts a ‘green action agenda’ and proposes to set up a knowledge management system that is based on science, technology and innovation.

Pakistan's Dangerous Levels of Indoor and Outdoor Pollution


According to latest reports millions of people in Pakistan are exposed to dangerous levels of outdoor and indoor air pollution and vector-borne diseases and millions of people suffer from diseases because of having no access to clean air.

This is the only thing Scarier than Terrorism.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Featured Events Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only fear ISIS islamic state muslim Pakistan Pakistan bombing Shiite suicide bomb Sunni terrorismThere are innocent women, men, children and families suffering because America is scared of Islam.

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Pakistan to Produce Gas- By Burning Coal Underground


With about 50 per cent less electricity generation capability than the actual demand, Pakistan's National Grid is facing more than a 5,000-megawatt shortfall in power generation, leading to blackouts in both urban and rural areas of the country.

Time for Action on Dams in Pakistan


Electricity generation is a major concern for much of the world, since demand is rising.Hydropower is electricity generated using the energy of moving water.

WATCH: 40 Foot Whale Shark Brought to Shore in Pakistan


The enormous creature, reported to be about 40 feet in length and 6 feet wide, brought in quite a crowd who gathered at the pier to see the carcass. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video

Bag Limit? We Don’t Need No Stinking Bag Limit!

10,000 Birds

Such is the case of the Saudi Arabian prince who, a few months back, took a hunting junket to Pakistan. After the fact, Houbara Bustard hunting was tentatively banned in one of Pakistan’s provinces, which is nice, I guess, but cold comfort to those concerned about the dwindling numbers of these birds. News bustard Houbara Bustard hunters hunting Pakistan As has often been said in these quarters, in general us bird bloggers don’t have many quarrels with hunters.

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Electricity Shortages in Pakistan: What the New Pakistani Government Has in Store


Currently, the total power generation capacity in Pakistan is 23,500 megawatts; energy consumption has grown by almost 80 per cent in the last 15 years.

US Friendly Fire Cause Pakistan to Shut Down Resupply Routes into Afghanistan Permanently


Pakistan, long angry about ISAF/NATO cross border raids, has apparently reached the end of its tether

In Pakistan Vehicles Emit 25 Times More Carbon Monoxide Than in the US


Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world and fourth in Asia. Pakistan’s population has increased 5.6 times during the past 63 years, implying an average annual rate of growth of 2.77 per cent, one of the highest in the world. According to the World Food Programme, nearly half of Pakistan’s (180 million) people are at risk of going short of food due to a recent surge in world food prices.

Pakistan -Living Under the Black-Outs Because of Insufficient Electricity


Pakistan is under black-outs due not just because of terrorism, corruption, and inflation. No, mostly it’s because of electricity and gas shortages and this in long run affects every sector of life which you can imagine. Natural disasters like The Great Earthquake and Flood-2010 have negatively affected our growth rate and a number of energy plants were partially or completely damaged. About 1.4