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  • As a 'green stimulus', Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees

    But the government has now given him a better option: Join tens of thousands of other out-of-work labourers in planting billions of trees across the country to deal with climate change threats...

    Since Pakistan locked down starting March 23 to try to stem the spread of Covid-19, unemployed day labourers have been given new jobs as "jungle workers", planting saplings as part of the country's 10 Billion Tree Tsunami programme...

  • Trees’ blood?

    REFERENCE Dawn photo report, “CDA chops 300 trees” (July 12)...

    It seems as if it is the blood of the trees that are slaughtered...

  • Furore as decades-old trees auctioned

    SIALKOT: The Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has auctioned 144 five-decades-old trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park allegedly for peanuts over which social, religious, business, educational and political circles have expressed grave concern claiming the TMA has suffered financial loss of millions of rupees...

    There were more than 144 trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park in Pasrur that were stated to be five decades old...

  • Balochistan CM wants end to chopping of trees in Ziarat

    People involved in chopping of juniper trees were committing an atrocity with themselves, he said during a visit to Ziarat festival...

    “Cutting juniper trees should be declared a social crime and every resident of the area should become a protector of the trees,” he said...

  • Three roads to have date palm trees

    GUJRAT: The district government has arranged at least 500 date palm trees for plantation on the medians of three thoroughfares including the old GT Road...

    Around 400 of these trees have been bought by the funding from three different trade organisations of the city...

  • Faizabad ‘tent city’ residents raid nearby trees for firewood

    RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Protesters who are staging a sit-in on Faizabad Interchange have been chopping trees in the vicinity to use for firewood as the mercury has dropped...

    “We have came to know that a large number of small trees, or branches from some big trees have been chopped down by the protesters, but the actual picture will only become clear once the area is vacated,” said Capital Development Authority spokesperson Mazhar...

  • Asian beetle pushing US ash trees to extinction

    It has already wiped out tens of millions of trees throughout the United States and Canada, and can kill off virtually an entire forest of ash within six years, the IUCN said...

    “Their decline, which will likely affect over 80 per cent of the trees, will dramatically change the composition of both wild and urban forests,” Murphy Westwood, of IUCN’s Global Tree Specialist Group, said in a statement...

  • Dead trees in Chitral park still a mystery

    CHITRAL: The mysterious disease that has caused drying up of thousands of deodar trees in Chitral Gol National Park has not attracted the attention of wildlife department during the last 10 years...

    Talking to Dawn here on Tuesday, a number of residents of the area said that the dried up national trees (deodar) were seen in every part of the park but its management was making no effort to diagnose the disease to eradicate it...

  • British designer growing trees into furniture

    WIRKSWORTH: Deep in the English countryside, there’s a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing...

    And it is not simply a case of planting the trees and leaving them to it...

  • Furore over auction of decades-old trees for peanuts

    SIALKOT: The Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has auctioned 144 five-decades-old trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park allegedly for peanuts over which social, religious, business, educational and political circles have expressed grave concern claiming the TMA has suffered financial loss of millions of rupees...

    There were more than 144 trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park in Pasrur that were stated to be five decades old...

  • Windstorm uproots power pylons, trees in Lower Dir

    TIMERGARA: Several power pylons, solar panels and trees were uprooted by windstorm in various localities of Jandol on Wednesday night...

    The residents of the area said that the windstorm started suddenly at midnight and uprooted several power pylons and tall trees on roadside...

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