Pollution and climate change have chipped away at the ecosystem of Manchar Lake. As a result, the indigenous fishermen, the Mohanas, have been forced to leave their boathouses and live in poverty.
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Pakistan should promote sustainable tourism, otherwise it could exacerbate climate change and threaten fragile ecosystems, experts warn.
Environmentalists have expressed concern over a massive climate-induced migration in various parts of Pakistan and the government's apathy toward tackling a serious problem.
Pakistan's federal government is planning to build modern cities on the Bundal and Dingi islands, which could ease pressure on Karachi, the country's financial hub. Experts say it would be an ecological catastrophe.
The Marmara Sea has been swamped by a thick, slimy blanket of sludge which thrives on pollution and warm temperatures. Marine life and aquatic industries around the world are facing similar organic threats.
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