Monthly Archives: September 2011

Deforestation And Mining Blamed For Philippines Disaster

By Zafar Iqbal Environmentalists and campaigners blame widespread mining, deforestation and poor disaster management for current flash floods in Philippines which faces several typhoons and tropical storms every year. Flash floods produced by Tropical Storm Washi (locally known as Sendong) … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Another Victim of Climate Change

By Zafar Iqbal ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, September 27, 2011 – Environmentalists are blaming climate change for the unprecedented massive monsoon rains in Pakistan, which so far this year have affected eight million people, claiming 350 lives and damaging 1.3 million homes. … Continue reading

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