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Commercial cultivation of hybrid fodder crops approved

LAST month, the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council gave a go-ahead for the commercial cultivation of two newly developed hybrid varieties of fodder crops. The Parc has developed and tested these two varieties in pilot projects before finding them feasible for large-scale cultivation, officials say. The council will initially provide the …

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Corporate Social Responsibility

With time, whole of the world seems to work for the beneficiary of environment, so that sustainable development can be achieved and the future generation can actually make use of the natural resources. Apart from governmental and non – governmental corporations, most of the companies, today, attempt to contribute significantly …

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5 Effective Ways To Save Fuel!

There have always been talks about the need for conservation of natural resources. And the resource which tops this list of natural resources whose conservation is the need of the hour is nothing but fuels. Fuels, as most people know are the natural resources which take years and years to …

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Is that TRASH? Think again!

The reality of today’s world is that we live in a consumerist, globalized and extremely interdependent global network of world economics. We live in a world where consumerist tendencies are encouraged and induced, and in fact your level of consumption of material goods and resources, is a yardstick of one’s …

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A word of warming

Extreme temperatures, an erratic monsoon which appears to have moved in a northerly direction — as was also reported when the 2010 flooding disaster occurred — serious drought conditions in Thar and an increasing shortage of potable water everywhere, are inescapable evidence of climate change / global warming right here …

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ORGANIC PRODUCE IN PAKISTAN

Pakistan along with the rest of the world is slowly turning to healthier food and lifestyle choices. As information regarding unhealthy choices is verified by scientists, with each passing day, people are looking to make dramatic change their lifestyle. While there are numerous options for those who want to live healthy globally, …

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Green buildings: Minimising environmental impact

Green buildings, also known as sustainable, energy efficient and smart buildings, are built with the aim to minimise environmental impacts, emitting none or very little amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and reaping maximum environmental, social and economic benefits. Generally, the direct and indirect benefits associated with green buildings include: reduced …

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