Entangled mobulid ray rescued by fishermen in Balochistan

Photo courtesy WWF-Pakistan Staff Report KARACHI: A five feet long spinetail mobula fish which entangled in tuna gillnet net of local fishermen near Ras Zarrien, Pasni Balochistan was safely released back on Tuesday, stated a press statement issued on Wednesday by WWF-Pakistan. This is the third mobulid ray safely released by fishermen since last year. More...

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By Editor On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Entangled green turtle safely released in Balochistan

Photo courtesy: WWF-Pakistan Staff Report KARACHI A Local fisherman of Balochistan coast, Yasir Amin was operating in Sonmiani Bay found green turtle entangled in his katra net and after a struggle of about two More...

By Editor On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Drought in Balochistan disastrous for agriculture, livestock

Malik Achakzai QUETTA: The recent drought reported in Balochistan for which the government earmarked Rs1 billion threatens the province’s livestock and agriculture sectors. Amir Jan Baloch, a native of Balochistan More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Climate change threatens Balochistan’s livestock sector

Bari Baloch QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN: Twelve-year-old Jamal Marri with his two younger brothers takes his skeletal goats and sheep herd to various streets of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, for grazing More...

By Editor On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Women farmers play important role in Balochistan agriculture

Bari Baloch QUETTA: Women play a key role in agriculture sector which is said to be the backbone of economy of Pakistan but in return neither is their hard-work recognized nor are they paid for their most tedious More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Balochistan’s shrinking forests

Bari Baloch Balochistan covers 43 per cent land mass of Pakistan and its enormously rich in mineral resources, having a long coastal belt. However, it has only 0.2 per cent forest cover of total forestry of the More...

By Editor On Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Drought threatening livelihood in Balochistan

Nadir Jailani QUETTA: Muhammad Haleem, 46, a farmer by profession, in Nushki district does not seem happy with farming anymore as he did not achieve what he was expecting to get from farming. “Though we irrigate More...

By Editor On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

A giant Sunfish spotted off the Ormara, Balochistan coast

Staff Report KARACHI: In a rare event, a tuna fishing vessel operating in the offshore waters along Ormara, Balochistan coast released a giant sunfish which became entangled in their fishing net. This 1.8 meter More...

By Editor On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Dried freshwater sources force farmers to cultivate crops on sewage in Balochistan

Malik Achakzai QUETTA : Talib Aka lived in Balochistan’s, the militancy stuck province’s Killa Abdullah district. He and his fellow villagers had enough cultivated land before the two decades long drought spread More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Climate Change brings more sufferings for food insecure Balochistan

Safiullah Shahwani QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN: Floods are not new for Balochistan, but frequent floods since last few years caused disturbance for this poor and food insecure province. On one hand, Baluchistan suffers More...