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Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Fresh water isn’t unlimited. Rainfall isn’t predictable. Just three percent of the world’s water is drinkable, and more than 70 percent of that freshwater is used for agriculture. Unnecessary irrigation wastes huge amounts of water – some crops are watered twice as …Continue reading

Punjab passes its first ever IT policy

In 2000, Pakistan passed its first National IT Policy. Eighteen years later, there have been substantial shifts in the industry. The National IT Policy has been replaced with a Digital Pakistan Policy, enacted in 2017 to incorporate these changes. But the scale …Continue reading

NASA’s 21-year old data reveals new evidence of water plumes on Jupiter’s moon

In the early 1600’s Galileo Galilei made improvements to his telescope which then allowed him to discover four moons orbiting Jupiter. In 1997, a NASA spacecraft named after him was sent to orbit Jupiter and its moons, and get a closer look …Continue reading

Is Pakistan running out of fresh water?

The sight of water flowing from taps may soon be a luxury, with people having to queue up at tankers for just a bucket load of water for their daily needs. Meanwhile, affluent neighbourhoods in gated communities may install desalination plants paid …Continue reading

Excessive nutrients in water bodies can offset gains made from reduced fossil fuel emissions

Lake size and the quantity of nutrients in it drive how much greenhouse gases are emitted globally from lakes into the atmosphere, says a paper published this week in the journal Limnology and Oceanography Letters. The paper calls attention to the negative …Continue reading

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