HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AGGRAVATING PAKISTAN’S WATER CRISIS

    How climate change is aggravating Pakistan’s water crisis The Germanwatch think tank says in its latest climate risk report that Pakistan is the world’s seventh most vulnerable country to climate change. In a DW interview, expert Tariq Banuri explains the reasons behind this. DW: Experts link Pakistan’s water shortage to mismanagement, but is…

Nepal: Coping With Climate Change, Addressing Migration

Environmental factors have long had an impact on global migration flows, as people have historically left places with harsh or deteriorating conditions. However, the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise as a result of accelerated climate change, with unprecedented impacts on lives and livelihoods. Such migration can have positive and negative…

The Remarkable Story Behind One Photograph And A Nation’s Work To Protect Tigers In Bhutan

Bhutan is a conservation giant among nations, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India are proud to have partnered with Bhutan for more than five years to protect its tigers and other wildlife from poaching, illegal trafficking and human-wildlife conflict. Over the past five years, IFAW and WTI have…

Bangladesh Refugees Flood Into Overcrowded Cities Due To Climate Change

  The devastating effects of climate change — floods, salinization of land, destructive super cyclones, and reduced agricultural yields — have displaced millions of people from rural Bangladesh. Almost half a million people flee to Bangladesh’s capital every year.  Hundreds of thousands of people each year flee to Dhaka, one of the most densely populated…