A conservation biologist writes about his trips to Pakistan over the last 30 years, reflecting on challenges, growth, and connections made over time.
Pakistan Archives - State of the Planet
Flooding is not uncommon for Pakistan, but the current crisis is simply unprecedented.
There has never been a clearer call to climate action, nor more compelling evidence that climate change is an acute threat multiplier in the poorest, most vulnerable frontline countries in the world.
Searing and unprecedented heat early in the year triggered a glacier lake outburst flood in Pakistan, destroying a bridge important for domestic tourism and international trade.
A practice used to manage glacial water resources that is central to cultures in northern Pakistan is facing enormous transformation in the modern day.
A recent study illustrates how low-status residents are left behind at the frontlines of worsening glacial flooding.
Even a limited nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would cause unprecedented planet-wide food shortages lasting more than a decade.