Global warming: Pakistan losing 27,000 hectares of forest per year

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PESHAWAR: Driven by high population growth and climate change vulnerabilities, Pakistan is losing about 27,000 hectares of forest per year mostly in Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakthunkhwa, making an adverse affect on carbon sequestration process, which resulted an increase in temperature. According to National Forest Policy 2015, the axing of forests mostly in community and…

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