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 stressed the need to take concrete efforts to develop an organised conservation strategy for turtles, to conserve the existing population More...

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By Editor On Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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 Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Flash floods affect Pakistan 5th time in row

Rain is the blessing of Mother Nature but unfortunately in Pakistan it turns into a curse: torrential monsoon rains, which cause flash floods, lead to severe destruction every year. Ayesha Maqsood Khan RAWALPINDI: More...

By Editor On Friday, August 14th, 2015

Climate change to hamper wheat, rice production in Pakistan: study

Over the years, productivity of wheat and rice, the major staple crops of Pakistan will fall in the country due to the impact of climate change, according to a new study. Shakeel Ahmed MULTAN A research conducted More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Sargodha loses its trees due to growing ignorance

Asif Joyia SARGODHA, PUNJAB Sargodha loses its trees to growing ignorance from NCEJ on Vimeo. Beautiful city of past, Sargodha is now fast losing its tree cover. Exclusive report for NCEJ reported by Asif Joyia  More...

By Editor On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Climate change taking its toll on Pakistan’s agriculture

Haroon Akram Gill LAHORE, PUNJAB: Pakistan is being hit by the impacts of Climate Change more than any other part of the world and under the cycle of extreme weather events for last consecutive five years. Flash More...

By Editor On Friday, September 19th, 2014

Climate change questions Pakistan’s supremacy in global basmati market

Shahzada Irfan Ahmed LAHORE, PUNJAB: The unprecedentedly severe floods in Chenab and the incessant rains at a time when they were least expected have affected hundreds of thousands of people in Punjab, the most More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Is kitchen gardening the way forward?

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By Editor On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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DHA in Multan plans mega project without EIA report

By Shakeel Baloch MULTAN, PUNJAB: Cutting of thousands of mango trees to establish a mega housing project in Multan by Pakistan’s largest military housing authority has become a matter of concern for environmentalists More...