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Conocarpus: A disaster for Karachi’s ecosystem?

To deal with the effects of heatwave in Karachi, authorities in the past have planted nearly 2.2 million conocarpus plants which are destroying the city’s ecosystem according to experts. The sprawling megacity of 15 million, where high temperatures are exacerbated by an absence of green space, needs a solution to ...

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Five days on, the heat refuses to let up in Karachi

The sweltering heat just won’t let up in Karachi as the temperature stayed above the 40°C mark for five consecutive days.  The heatwave is expected to last till Thursday and the temperature will start to drop from Friday. The unbearable heat in the month of Ramazan has resulted in added ...

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