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Heat island effects can be reduced through urban forests: experts

Heat island effects can be reduced through urban forests: experts

–WWF-Pakistan DG suggests government should develop urban forests across country –RESTORE CEO Bilal Chaudhry says even small urban forests have unfathomable environmental, social, economic benefits LAHORE: Experts have said that the vulnerability of

Obama vows to restore Gulf Coast one year after spill

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to do “whatever is necessary” to restore the Gulf Coast on the anniversary of the BP rig explosion, which caused the worst maritime oil spill in US history. “The events that unfolded on April 20, 2010 and the oil spill that followed underscores the critical link between the environment and economic health of the Gulf,” Obama said in a statement.
“My administration is committed to doing whatever is necessary to protect and

Application filed to restore Saad Rafique’s disqualification case

LAHORE – Lahore High Court Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Tuesday issued notice to PML-N MNA Khawaja Saad Rafiq on an application by PML-Q’s Humayon Akhtar seeking to decide a disqualification case against Saad on merit, which the court had earlier dismissed on technical grounds. Justice Bandial on April 1 dismissed Akhtar’s petition. Now Akhtar, through his counsel Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, filed an application to restore the proceedings. The counsel pleaded that the case should be

Japan weighs need to bury nuclear plant; tries to restore power

TOKYO – Japanese engineers conceded on Friday that burying a crippled nuclear plant in sand and concrete may be a last resort to prevent a catastrophic radiation release, the method used to seal huge leakages from Chernobyl in 1986. But they still hoped to solve the crisis by fixing a power cable to two reactors by Saturday to restart water pumps needed to cool overheating nuclear fuel rods. Workers also sprayed water on the No.3 reactor, the most critical of the plant’s six.
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