کراچی میں پانی کے نالے اور ان میں بھرتا ہوا کچرا

پاکستان کا سب سے بڑا شہر اور معاشی حب کراچی ہے ۔ کراچی کی ابادی تقریباً پندرہ سے بیس کروڑ کے قریب ہے اور گزشتہ کئی سالوں سے کراچی کی آبادی…

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals during a Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has showcased how vulnerable our healthcare systems and governing bodies are to the current crisis. To response and recover from the pandemic requires urgent cooperation between governments and public responsibility. The…
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Exclusive Insights: Fashion Sustainability in Pakistan

Here's something that many of you are probably unaware of: the clothes we wear have a detrimental impact on our planet. Yes, it's true - fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world, from its production processes to its end…
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Op-ed: The Problem With Our Restaurants

A mediocre meal with disposable cutlery at a casual Mexican eatery in Karachi made me realise how immensely unsustainable the Pakistani food & beverage industry is, so I decided to dig into the reasons why restaurants operate the way they…
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The Climate Conversation: World Economic Forum, Davos

The theme at the 50th World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week, which brings 3,000 participants from around the world, was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.” The World Economic Forum was founded in 1971…

Environmental Awareness Through Visual Art

Sometimes, conveying the climate change crisis that we face today requires more than just facts and numbers. At this point we’re all aware of the issue, but we lack the incentive or motivation to do something about it unless we feel emotionally…

An Exclusive Interview With Arieb Azhar: The In Tune Environmentalist

This week, we had the opportunity to interview Arieb Azhar, a well-established musician in Pakistan and now Director at popular community space, T2F (The Second Floor). Having lived in Croatia for 13 years, Arieb is a melting pot of musical…

A Matter of Convenience?

Is such convenience really all that important? Can we not come up with better solutions?

Controlled Backburning or Raging Bushfires: Finding a balance.

This is a practice where, as the name suggests, a controlled fire is lit in order to reduce the amount of flammable material in forests. Factors such as wind-speed and direction, and also the dryness of the land and recent rainfall are taken into consideration to keep the fires slow-moving and under control.

One Time Cleanup Drives or Sustained Long Term Efforts?

Since the inception of GarbageCAN, Sustainable Waste Management, we have been asked whether clean up drives or a long term effort is better. After three years in the business I have come to the conclusion that while both have their pros (there…