Indus delta facing extinction threat following climate changes

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In a seminar held apropos to World Environment Day held in Keti Bunder a coastal settlement of district Thatta stressed the need for an adequate supply of fresh water in the Kotri downstream to save the coastal region from environmental degradation and other hazards related to climate change.

They were of the view that an adequate inflow of freshwater would make the revival of the Indus delta possible that was on the verge of disaster.

Director Sindh-Balochistan WWF-Pakistan, Dr. Tahir Rasheed said that the deltaic region and the Indus delta were facing the threat of extinction following inadequate supply of water and abrupt change in the climate that had left an adverse impact on the environment globally.—Our Correspondent

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