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Housing plan threatens Sandspit backwater ecology

Faiza Ilyas in DAWN: “The government has been urged several times to declare the entire Sandspit/Hawkesbay area (including the turtle nesting grounds) a nature reserve where the state needs to regulate human interference. It’s painful that now another plan is in the offing and that, too, not by any private organisation but a public sector […]

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The Sindhi version of ‘City by the Sea’

This documentary explores alternatives to haphazard development along Karachi’s coastline in light of the basic principles of urban planning.

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City by the Sea – The future of Karachi’s Coastline (Urdu)

This documentary explores alternatives to haphazard development along Karachi’s coastline in light of the basic principles of urban planning. Watch the English version here.

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Sentries of the Coast

A short film I worked on, about the importance of mangroves, filmed on the coast of Sindh.

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Life cut short in the mangroves

Irfan Husain in DAWN: IT would seem that all of Pakistan is in the grip of one frenzied land grab. From Khyber to Karachi, the rich, the powerful and the well-connected are squeezing out the vulnerable and the marginalised from their traditional lands to further enrich themselves. More here.

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