Dam Equivalents: The solution to Pakistan’s water crisis

We don’t need another mega project to solve our problems. What we need is a mega-vision. By  Hassan Abbas There’s a general rhetoric that, one, Pakistan is soon going to run out of water; and, two, building more dams is the ‘only solution’ to the crisis. Is this really the case? Nature’s mechanism that brings … Continue reading Dam Equivalents: The solution to Pakistan’s water crisis

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Thatta and Badin may cease to exist in 30 years if dams are built, a warning

Thatta and Badin may cease to exist in 30 years if dams are built, a warning HYDERABAD / KARACHI:  The demand to get rid of unnatural control and storage projects from rivers, especially from the River Indus, echoed at a seminar held on Wednesday, to mark the International Day of Action for Rivers (IDAR). Hundreds … Continue reading Thatta and Badin may cease to exist in 30 years if dams are built, a warning