Environment 2019-09-30 China's Belt and Road Initiative cited as environmental disaster for Pakistan The Chinese are getting rid of their dirtiest industries and installing them in countries like Pakistan where people are most vulnerable to pollution and climate change, observers say. 2019-08-23 In photos: Bajaur residents battle climate change through 'Plant for Pakistan' The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department will distribute and plant 150,000 trees during this campaign. 2019-02-27 KP works to preserve local fish as overfishing, pollution take toll Officials are seeking to bolster fish populations, thus aiding the cause of food security and reducing discontent that can breed militancy. 2018-12-11 Pakistan moves toward cleaner, cost-effective brick making A government ban on traditional brick kilns through December has workers concerned for their future as officials search for alternative technologies. 2018-11-27 'Plant for Pakistan' sets sights on planting 10 billion trees in 5 years Under the project, launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan, about 5.4 million trees are expected to be planted each day across Pakistan for the next five years. 2018-10-09 Imran Khan launches 'Clean Green Pakistan' campaign The cleanup is aimed at reducing pollution in Pakistan, including in the air and water, and at providing a clean and green country to future generations. 2018-08-15 In photos: addressing water shortages in tribal areas Wells must be dug 450 feet deep in some areas of Mohmand District, a difficult job for local tribesmen. The KP government is stepping up help. 2018-07-04 In photos: once barren and scorched, KP's hills now covered in 'green gold' Hundreds of millions of trees have been planted to fight deforestation in the Heroshah region of Malakand District. 2018-05-14 Mangrove planting campaigns shore up Pakistan's coastal ecosystems Sindh Forest Department officials planted more than 1.1 million mangroves in less than 13 hours last month, breaking the department's own earlier Guinness World Record. 2017-09-19 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's billion-tree project is conservation 'success story' The provincial government's Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project is ahead of schedule, coming under budget and receiving international acclaim.