Mohammad Niaz

Kaghan valley: Lake district

Emerald-green lakes surrounded by snow-clad peaks and alpine pastures provide a taste of Switzerland in the heart of KP

Nature: The journey of water

THE water-drops that fall from the sky in the form of rain, hail, or snow have been a part of the water cycle since...

A close encounter with nature

As the summer heat becomes unbearable, the desire to go to hill stations and summer resorts intensifies. And this is...

Significance of fauna

A NUMBER of biological entities such as birds, animals, insects, plants, fruits etc have been mentioned in the Holy Quran for our knowledge and guidance.

Plants for the planet

RELIGIOUS principles and guidelines regarding plants and the environment emphasise the need for adopting approaches...

Environment: Lopsided labour

Environmental degradation mostly due to poverty, lack of awareness, inconsistent policies, absence of well...

Water: a `gift of life`

WATER is a basic and absolute element of life whose wise use is emphasised in Islamic teachings. It is also a moral...

Hunting: Trophy or trade off?

Burgeoning population, poverty, land alteration, lack of basic amenities, and above all unsustainable utilisation...

Environment: The plastic planet

Increased consumerism and improved living standards continuously generate solid waste in the form of paper, ...

Sharing the earth

An activist of Peoples Committee against Police Atrocities cuts a tree to use as a roadblock to prevent security...

Environment: Sharing the earth

Every living entity has a right to live and survive on earth maintained by the natural laws of check and balance....

Environment: The green tourist

With technological development, fast means of travel have expanded the tourism horizon in the world because...

The green tourist

With technological development, fast means of travel have expanded the tourism horizon in the world because...

Unfriendly environmental practices

Environmental profile is affected adversely by unfriendly environmental practices. And the increasing deforestation...

Environment: Dangerous liaisons

Over a period of time, climatic changes have occurred due to continuous anthropogenic emissions in terms of Green...

Flight of the pheasant

In Pakistan, the western tragopan species is apparently largely restricted to Kaghan valley and Indus Kohistan. A...

Environment: Flight of the pheasant

A wide range of ecological conditions, geo-morphological diversity and endemism within Pakistan has given rise to a...