FAISALABAD: Experts at a webinar said that 80 percent of rivers in our country are supplied from glaciers which are being affected by global warming that will result in increasing flood and deepening water scarcity.
The webinar in connection with World Environment Day was jointly arranged by Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) and Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) another day. Charing the session, UAF Former Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Riaz Hussain Qureshi, stressed on the protection of environment with collaborated efforts. He said that the groundwater was being polluted that was causing hazardous effects on the health and agriculture .
He added that the excessive usage of pesticides and chemicals were making our agriculture bad for human use. He said that proper care of the plants was essential otherwise the sapling will face the increased mortality ratio.
He called for pacing up efforts to end social pollution comprising injustice, bribery, and brutal behaviors etc. He said we have to plant the sampling everywhere to fight environmental issue. He said that the govt 10 billion tree campaign was a hallmark steps that includes restoring mangroves and forests, as well as planting trees in urban and rural settings.