Safety and Health

Paying a Hefty Price for Meat

September 3, 2019

Our carnivorous desires are harming the environment. And the problem is worse than we think. Excess consumption of meat and allied products is linked to global warming, food deprivation, water contamination, shortage of grazing land and a host of other problems which are putting our environment on its knees. Nature has pulled out the white […]

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Anti-vax movement: Now in Pakistan

April 30, 2019

Fear sells miraculously. It is a favorite weapon of choice for many politicians. US President, Donald Trump was adamant that there is a strong link between vaccination of small children and autism. His tweets on the topic created fear among parents and led to an almost nationwide movement to boycott vaccination. Not so long ago, […]

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The environmental cost of doing business

February 16, 2019

When the dinosaurs roamed the Earth, they sometimes left permanent footprints on land. Today this offers archaeologists a glimpse into their lives and plenty of insight to fill history books. But these footprints are nothing more than depressions on earth. The impact that these giant creatures left on the planet pales in comparison to the […]

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Green red zones

October 18, 2018

The agriculture sector is brimming with a plethora of occupational hazards. It employs 42 percent of the workforce who are likely to be the poorest of the poor. Active legislation is needed to ensure a safe environment for all farmworkers

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