Date archive forOctober, 2014
By Editor On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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WWF-Pakistan calls for immediate response on Cyclone Nilofar

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI, October 29, 2014: World Wildlife Fund for Nature—WWF-PAKISTAN in a statement issued on Wednesday evening, stated that as Cyclone Nilofar approaches the coastal areas of Pakistan with gusty More...

By Editor On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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WWF-Pakistan appreciates Sindh High Court’s decision to issue stay order against acquittal of turtle smuggler

Press Release KARACHI, SINDH The Sindh High Court has issued a stay order on the acquittal of Sajid Cheema who attempted to illegally smuggle 218 black spotted turtles to Bangkok, Thailand last month, discloses More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Climate Change and lack of land reforms forces KP peasants to suffer

Abdur Razzaq PESHWAR, KP: Illegal expulsions of farmers and unjustified distribution of profits on agricultural production, led to the formation of peasantry movements in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), like other parts More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Propagation of environmental education urged

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI, SINDH World Wildlife Fund for Nature—WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Karachi Youth Initiative organized a three day Eco-Travel Internship trip to Chotiari Wetland Complex at WWF-Pakistan’s More...

By Editor On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Rice cultivation in southern Sindh worsened due to changing climate

By Hanif Samoon BADIN, SINDH: Fast changing weather in Badin district affects the main Kharif season crop of lower Sindh, Rice. The per acre yield of rice is badly affected due to the climate change. During the More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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David Shimkus joins Global Sanitation Fund as new programme director

Press Release GENEVA: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced today that David Shimkus has joined the Global Sanitation Fund as its new Programme Director, bringing to the Fund over More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Call to declare Kachho and Kohistan of Sindh as drought affected area

PRESS RELEASE DADU, SINDH: Speakers at a dialogue on drought situation in Kachho and Kohistan, the arid areas of southern Sindh province of Pakistan, organized by Climate Change Adaptation Project WWF and Friends More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Depletion of mangrove forests along Sindh coast

Rana Jawed KARACHI, SINDH: Mangroves are still on a verge of destruction as the trees are still being cut down which is not only affecting the marine life as different species of fishes and prawns are endangered More...