GB Wildlife department to bring male snow leopard from KP and release into Khunjraab National Park

Text and photo by Tanveer Ahmed GILGIT: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife Department has requested Gilgit-Baltistan government to catch and handover to KP Wildlife the female snow leopard, which was caught by villagers in Misgar village of Gojal valley last week and was later released into Khunjraab National Park by GB Wildlife. “Since KP Wildlife More...

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By Editor On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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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 More...

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...