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No more life at Sindh's coastal belt

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For centuries, coastal belt dwellers around the globe have been famous for having a prosperous life — because they possess rich sources of sustenance — but anyone might change their views regarding that concept if they would visit the coastal belt of Sindh.

According to a report, nearly half of the world’s population lives in coastal belts (areas which are situated 50 km away from the sea). Sindh’s 350 km long coastal belt consists of thousands of villages of districts Karachi, Thatta, Sujawal and Badin. Presently, the area is a home to an absolutely deprived population.

Once upon a time, the coastal belt of Sindh was a prosperous place for nearly every living being. During the yesteryears, natural ponds of sweet water were brimming with hundreds of fish species, thick forests were the symbol of region’s prettification, the locals’ agricultural lands were not yet made unproductive by the unkind intrusion........

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