Scientists at an international conference said that the climate change being a global phenomenon can be controlled to some extent by planting more and more trees and conserving the existing biodiversity using latest methods.
This was stated in the concluding session of the first international conference on Conventional and Modern Approaches in Plant Sciences (CMAPS 17) organized by Punjab University Department of Botany at Faisal Auditorium. Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Professor Dr Nizamuddin, PU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir, Professor Dr Sergio Capareda from Texas A and M University USA, Dr Danielle Donnelly from McGill University Canada, Dr Tarlok Singh Sahota from Thunder Bay Agriculture Research Station Canada, Professor Dr Miklas Scholz from University of Salford Manchester, UK, Dr Jaswinder Singh from McGill University Canada, Islamia College University Peshawar’s Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Habib Ahmad from Islamia College University, Chairperson Department of Botany Professor Dr Firdaus-e-Bareen, former PU VC Professor Dr Khalid Hamid Sheikh, former Vice Chancellor Women University Multan Professor Dr Shahida Husnain, scientists from other parts of country and a large number of students were present on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, Professor Dr Nizamuddin urged the scientists to make efforts for saving the environment. He said that institutions of higher learning must focus on creating the knowledge that could avert drastic effects of climate change.
Report. Climate change Scientists for planting more trees. Business Recorder, December 1, 2017.