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  • Different types of thinking in consumers

    When people have to look downward to see a product, their thinking becomes more concrete; when they have to look upward, it becomes more abstract, says a team led by Anneleen van Kerckhove, a researcher at Ghent University in Belgium...

    Abstract processing has several effects on consumers, such as increasing their willingness to pay
  • Study says there are five types of diabetes

    There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognised, they reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal...

    In the same way that a patient requiring a transfusion must receive the right blood type, diabetes sub-types need different treatments, the study suggested...

  • Pakistan ready to save AJK forests

    ISLAMABAD: Forests being cut in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir territory by the timber mafia will bring the looming water crisis in the region nearer, warned an official of the territory...

    Last week, the official met Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan to seek help in saving the AJK forests which are the lifeline of Pakistan’s water cycle...

  • Pakistan must build more dams, grow forests to tackle climate change, says Met chief

    KARACHI: Building more dams and enhancing the country’s forest cover are two vital steps Pakistan must immediately take to counter the growing threat of climate change...

    This was stated by Dr Ghulam Rasul, the Director General of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), while speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a programme held to mark the World Meteorological Day at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics on Thursday......

  • Forests cut ruthlessly over the years, PA told

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was informed on Monday that green forests had been harvested ruthlessly during the last 10 years in the name of dry trees and those felled by strong winds and thus, harming environment...

    Through his question, Zarin Gul drew the government’s attention towards the laying of logs valuing billions of rupees in different forests of the province...

  • Report reveals how Sindh has been robbed of its forests

    KARACHI: Giving an insight into how Sindh was robbed of its forests over the decades, a report recently submitted by the forest and wildlife secretary to the Supreme Court and the chief minister says that there has been an 80 per cent decline in the actual forest cover since 1971 and the present forest size of 100,000 acres — less than 0...

    Titled ‘Fading forest of Sindh’, the report describes “illegal encroachment of forests” as the...

  • Fire scorches Murree forests

    MURREE: Heavy fire broke out in the forests of Phaphril village near Expressway Danna and quickly burnt to ashes thousands of small plants of rare species and hundred precious trees...

    Saad Akhlaq Abbasi, a notable of the area, who himself played a role in controlling forest fire along with his village fellows, said forests were set on fire by land and timber mafia in connivance with the staffers of the departments concerned...

  • Imran asks Kohistanis to preserve forests, wildlife

    MANSEHRA: PTI chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday urged the people of Kohistan to preserve forests and wildlife and thus, attracting tourists to beautiful places in their district and earning a better living...

    “Kohistan is such a beautiful place, where one can find traces of ancient history, treasures of rare metals and stones, and above all, forests and exotic species of wildlife...

  • Devouring forests

    THE encroachment on forest land by three large housing societies in Rawalpindi highlights the weak capacity of the state to protect the public interest, as well as its casual disregard for vital natural endowments like forests...

    The encroachers, the forests department alleges, include DHA and Bahria Town, in addition to a third private housing society...

  • ‘Conservation of forests a national duty’

    MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Wednesday said that conservation and proliferation of forests was a national duty that must be carried out individually as well as collectively...

    “Forests are not only the backbone of our economy but also ensure a secure future of our next generations,” he said...

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