WWF-Pakistan arranges turtle watch for student, journalists of Karachi

Sea turtles enjoy a protected status in Pakistan. However, their nesting habitats, including the Sandspit beaches, are not declared protected. Staff Report KARACHI: World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF-Pakistan had arranged ‘Turtle Watch’ activity for school students, their teachers and a group of around a dozen of journalists from Karachi, More...

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By Editor On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Karachi fishermen record pod of rare Arabian Sea humpback whales

Staff Report KARACHI: Some fishermen of Karachi have recorded school of six Arabian Sea humpback whales from offshore waters of Karachi last week, a statement issued by WWF-Pakistan on Wednesday said. WWF-Pakistan More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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WWF-Pakistan expresses serious concern over Deosai Festival

Staff Report Lahore, Punjab: WWF-Pakistan expresses grave concern over the proposed Deosai festival to be held under the aegis of the Tourism Department of Gilgit-Baltistan early next month. Holding such a two-day More...

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 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...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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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 More...