World endangered species day

World endangered species day

Maleha Afzal  The 15th of May marks the World endangered species day. People across the globe celebrate this day to learn about the endangered species and come up with solutions to protect them to maintain a balance in the ecosystem and ensure sustainability. The importance of endangered species We live in a world full of animals, insects, creatures and plants; […]

Pakistan and Climate Change

Pakistan and Climate Change

By Maleha Afzal  Climate change and environmental destruction are not just confined to distorted weather patterns and but it has much more attached to it. As we go deeper into the topic, we begin to understand the root causes of climate change in Pakistan.  Pakistan has the 21st largest road network in the world, consequently leading to a massive amount […]

Climate change and mental health

Climate change and mental health

By Wardah Rasheed  Climate change and mental health. Arguably two of the most major problems faced by Generation Z and even Millennials. Surprisingly, there’s a connection between them both. Climate change and related disasters cause anxiety-related responses also as chronic and severe psychological state disorders. Flooding and prolonged droughts have been associated with elevated levels of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorders. The trauma […]

What are we working on?

What are we working on?

By Arsal  Given the current world affair and our standing as a non-profit organization, Fridays For Future Pakistan is constantly looking for new and improved ways to spread our message across the population. With dedicated team members, and their creative prowess, FFFPK is working on digital projects; both on its own and on a more collaborative scale with other chapters. […]

What is Climate Change?

What is Climate Change?

By Arsal Sher Khan  Ever feel like the summers each year just keep getting hotter and hotter? Or that winter this year just did not have the same chill to it? Or it went by without you noticing, and as you read this you think back and realise that you did not need to unpack those really thick hoodies this […]

What is Fridays for Future?

What is Fridays for Future?

Fatemah Sultan Fridays for Future, a movement that began in August 2018 when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg and other climate activists sat in front of the Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks to protest against the lack of action by governments on eradicating and slowing down the climate crisis. Through social media, Greta’s movement collected popularity from all over […]

What Is Sustainability?

What Is Sustainability?

By yarmiah The term “sustainability” means meeting the needs of the present generation in such a way that does not compromise the needs of future generations. The concept of sustainability is composed of three pillars: economic, environmental, and social.  Sustainable development is one of the needs of today. Sustainability encourages businesses and corporations to adopt policies that are beneficial for the long run […]

Why care for the environment?

Why care for the environment?

By shaaf The answer is ‘Why should one not care for the environment?’ Generation after generation, we have been becoming ignorant about the aftermaths that our selfish activities might bring. In our routine distress, we have long forgotten that we have been losing something essential as human beings. That essential thing is the environment which is deeply connected with our […]