Rina Saeed Khan

Houbara Bustard: Seasonal killers

It seems the government has finally woken up to the hunting of the endangered bird, but will it keep its word?

Rescuing the high seas

The country needs a marine protected area to safeguard not only whale shark but also other endangered species that visit

Feature: Death ships and dead seas

Not only marine life but the livelihood of fishermen is in danger due to overfishing by deep sea trawlers.

Earthly matters: Branching out

If government officials take the time to leaf through this book, it would be a step towards a greener Pakistan

Going hungry

Seven years in the making, a new report on climate change warns of food crises, global destabilisation.

Survival of the most informed

With climate change a reality, communications systems have to be built to keep the people informed.

A preventable tragedy

As global average temperatures rise, scientific models indicate that human society will suffer increased ...

The changing monsoons

The Asian summer monsoon, which brings heavy rainfall from June to September across China, Bangladesh, India,...

The skin off their backs

Last month around a dozen activists from the NGO Concerned Citizens against Animal Cruelty protested outside ...

Justice: both delayed and denied

It has now been nine months since Parveen Rehman, the Director of the world-famous Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi,...

Fresh from the fields

Sure, an apple a day may keep the doctor away ... but not if that apple has been sprayed with enough pesticide to...

When in Rome ...

For those development practitioners who have to work in complex and insecure environments like those of the ...

Towards a solar subcontinent

Pakistan’s vast renewable energy potential remains largely untapped for a mixture of reasons: political...