We are addicted to the convenience of single-use plastic items; it can’t be said more simply than that. They have seeped so deeply into all aspects of our daily lives that we have even stopped questioning the viability and safety of using them in our homes.
Temperatures have been hovering around 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of Pakistan for the better part of May and this trend is set to continue through June. The southern city of Nawabshah recorded a high of 50.2°C on May 2.
Water covers 70 percent of our planet, and it is easy to assume that it will always be plentiful. On the contrary, fresh water reservoirs, which constitute 3 percent of the world’s water, are deemed fit for human consumption and used for irrigation.
While driving through the snow-capped mountain ranges of northern Pakistan, one is enthralled by the breathtaking majesty of the views. Speckled among the verdant green valleys are turquoise blue lakes; the bucolic settings are ideal for nature lovers.