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By Editor On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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World Sea Turtle Day : ‘Community support is needed for the conservation of endangered sea turtles’

Leatherback turtle being release in sea. Photo Courtesy WWF-Pakistan Staff Report KARACHI: On the occasion of World Sea Turtle Day which is being celebrated on 16 June 2016, WWF-Pakistan stressed the need for conservation More...

By Editor On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Bid to smuggle 48 black scorpion to Hong Kong foiled

Staff Report KARACHI: Wildlife officials in Pakistan’s biggest and port city of Karachi on Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle around 48 black scorpion packed in plastic jars to Hong Kong. Officials of anti More...

By Editor On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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World Turtle day: WWF-Pakistan stresses the need for concrete measures for turtle conservation

Common green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swimming on ground with remora fish on its back. Indo-Pacific Ocean- Photo courtesy WWF-Pakistan Staff Report Lahore, Punjab: On the occasion of World Turtle Day, WWF-Pakistan More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Climate Change kills more people in Pakistan than terrorism

Photo by Izhar Ullah Izhar Ullah PESHAWAR: Pakistan is among the 10th most vulnerable country in the world to the climate changes, due to which floods, rising of the temperature and drought has been frequent and More...

By Editor On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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‘Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is more vulnerable to extreme weather events’

By Mahwish Qayyum PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is more vulnerable to extreme weather event due to global warming as a result of climate change. Despite suffering with suicidal blasts, armed More...

By Editor On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Sea level rise destroys the delta communities of River Indus

By Rashid Ali Panhwer KARACHI – Climate change triggered sea level rise is reshaping the lives of Indus Delta coastal communities in extremely unfriendly manner by redefining their relationship with the natural More...

By Editor On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Of climate change, land degradation and deforestation in Gilgit

Mehdi Hasan GILGIT: During his childhood, Mohammad Latif used to reach the grazing fields along with his cattle from his village within an hour or so but now it takes him much time to cover the same distance. 53-year-old More...

By Editor On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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The first White-backed Vulture chicks born after 12 year long project

Staff Reporter KARACHI: After running 12-year long programme, the captive breeding programme at Changa Manga forest, that was started in 2005 to secure a viable population of the white-backed vulture Gyps bengalensis, More...

By Editor On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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‘Pakistan is ranked as eighth highest exporter of shark fins’

Staff Reporter KARACHI WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Ministry of Climate Change is organizing a three-day workshop titled ‘Developing conservation and management measures and assessing the vulnerability More...

By Editor On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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WWF-Pakistan appreciates efforts of law enforcement agencies in curbing illegal wildlife trade

Staff Report Karachi, March 11: WWF-Pakistan appreciated the efforts of law enforcement agencies and the Punjab Wildlife and Parks Department officials for confiscating a consignment of 45 black-spotted turtles, More...