Dr Ahmad Saeed Bhatti

  • TEarth Day, falling in April 22, was founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a US senator and naturalist and was first celebrated by some 20 million Americans from thousands of schools, colleges and civil society. Though a national event back then, it served as a linchpin for the first global initiative ...

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  • TWorld Water Day, 22nd March, is held annually to emphasize the importance of water and management of fresh water resources in the world. The day was recommended at the World Summit or UN conference on environment and development held at Brazil in 1992 and declared as the World Water Day by the ...

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  • TThe great socio-economic divide between the countries of the northern and the southern hemisphere originates from over consumption of resources in the former and the over population in the latter. The access of the countries of the northern hemisphere e.g. US and the European Union to vast natural ...

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  • TIf you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. – ConfuciusWater is the most important ingredient for food and agriculture, and the most ...

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  • TThe United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Brazil in 1992, declared March 22 as World Water Day. The day is celebrated for the appraisal of progress on implementation of Earth Summit Agenda 21, i.e.. to work out proposals and promote activities related to reduction ...

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  • T In Agenda 21 of the Earth Summit 1992, issues relating to the environment and development have assumed importance in varying proportions. Now that environmental issues have also taken smaller, developing countries in their fold, the necessity of laws dealing exclusively with them are becoming ...

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  • T“True conservation of water is not the prevention of its use. Every drop of water that runs to the sea without yielding its full commercial returns to the nation is an economic waste” –Herbert Hoover. World Environment Day, established in 1972 by the United Nations Environment ...

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  • T“Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? He grows a forest to hide it in.”–Gilbert Chesterton Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a senator and naturalist to create awareness among the people about diverse ...

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  • T“In an age when man is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference,” –Rachel Carson. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held at Brazil in 1992 declared March 22 as World ...

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  • TWhen the well is dry, we learn the worth of water–Benjamin Franklin Water is a curious thing”, said, the economist Adam Smith, in his book titled the Wealth of Nations. “Although it is vital to life, it costs almost nothing, whereas diamonds, which are useless for survival, cost a ...

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  • T “God made the land; God made the man. He stopped making the land, but He is still making the man.”– Trevor Osborne, ex- Minister for Environment,UK. It took human population ten thousand years – until about  AD1800 – to reach one billion, but a short period ...

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  • TEarth Day is observed every year on April 22 to create awareness about and support for environmental protection. It was initiated by Gaylord Nelson, an American Senator and Environmentalist in 1970. This day brought in its wake the passing of acts like the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and the ...

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  • T“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.”– W.H. Auden The World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 (today) to mark the implementation of the UN recommendations (Earth Summit Agenda 21) to work out proposals and undertake activities to emphasise reduction in ...

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  • T The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, declared March 22 as the World Water Day. The day is celebrated to mark the implementation of the UN recommendations (Earth Summit Agenda 21), i.e. to work out proposals and arrange ...

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