WWF-Pakistan to combat illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan

Karachi February 23: WWF-Pakistan initiated a four-day consultative and capacity building workshop to develop a strategy to combat illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. The inauguration ceremony was held at the Regent Plaza Hotel, Karachi. This workshop is part of the project Combating Illegal Wildlife Trade by Establishing a National Monitoring Network More...

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By Editor On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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42 vulnerable freshwater turtles rescued in Karachi

Staff Report KARACHI: A Large number of vulnerable freshwater turtles rescued in Karachi, claimed a statement issued by WWF-Pakistan on Monday, which were later handed over to the Sindh Wildlife Department for More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Ministry of Climate Change, IUCN roll out National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

PRESS RELEASE ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, on Thursday, rolled out a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), to synergize More...

By Editor On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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WWF-Pakistan and K-Electric sign MoU for Earth Hour City challenge

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI: World Wide Fund for Nature–Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and K-Electric have entered into a MoU to work towards a climate friendly and ‘Greener Karachi’. Directly impacting 25 million citizens More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Fishermen rescue entangled bowmouth guitarfish in Balochistan

Staff Report KARACHI Some local fishermen of Balochistan, during their routine fishing, accidentally caught an endangered bowmouth guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma), a rare fish species, on 26 October 2015 in the More...

By Editor On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Experts Urge Greater Attention to Climate Change Impacts, Call for Adaptation

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI, SINDH Experts on Monday identified energy, water and agriculture as three major sectors most likely to be affected by the impacts of climate change in Pakistan, urging the need to activate More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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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, More...

By Editor On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Abandoned tortoises, freshwater turtles rescued in Karachi

PRESS RELEASE KARACHI A joint team of WWF-Pakistan and Sindh Wildlife Department rescued 62 vulnerable tortoises and freshwater turtles which were later released at Hub Dam near Khar Centre in the Kirthar National More...

By Editor On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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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 Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
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‘Karachi has a Mass Transit, but does not have a System’

Staff Report KARACHI While energy use in transport is likely to double in coming years, it is imperative that emissions are drastically cut down and at the same time more efficient and comfortable means of transportation More...