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Project Launched to disprove Karakurum Glacier Anomaly

Gilgit: A group of local researchers and mountaineers while challenging the theory of ‘Karakoram Anomaly’, have launched their own research drive in a bid to disprove the theory, saying that the ground situation suggests that the glaciers in the Karakoram range also retreat over the year. A 11-member research and mountaineer team from Upper Hunza […]

Earthly matters: A bright future

At a two-hour drive rough over broken roads from Chitral town, lies Garam Chashma. This is where hot springs bubble up from deep inside the neighbouring mountains that tower over this sleepy town. The broken roads are due to the recent flooding in the area. On a recent trip to Chitral, organised by the Heinrich […]

Climate change brings severe risks to northern Pakistan

Communities living in northern Pakistan face the brunt of climate change induced disasters, leading to deaths, and the destruction of livelihoods and infrastructure Climate change-induced natural hazards in the Upper Indus Basin (UIB) of Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region of Pakistan have started severely affecting lives and livelihood of the local inhabitants. Social and physical […]