Indian pangolin released into Khirthar National Park, near Karachi

Staff Report KARACHI Officials of Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) and World Wildlife Fund for Nature–WWF-Pakistan jointly released Indian pangolin (manis crassicaudata) on Monday into Khar Centre of Khirthar National Park located around 45 kilometres from Karachi. The mammal identified as Indian pangolin created a great stir among residents More...

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By Editor On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Video: Loggerhead turtle found first time in Pakistan  More...

By Editor On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Loggerhead turtle found in Pakistani waters first time: WWF-Pakistan

Staff Report KARACHI: A WWF-Pakistan trained fisherman Hasnat Khan caught, for the first time, a loggerhead turtle, a rare marine turtle hitherto unknown from Pakistani waters, in his net which was later safely More...

By Editor On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

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

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 Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

WWF-Pakistan, Fauji Fertiliser join hands for conservation of Indus dolphin

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: WWF-Pakistan, the country’s leading conservation organisation has joined hands with Fauji Fertiliser Company Limited to conserve the Indus river dolphin in Pakistan. The agreement between More...

By Editor On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Two entangled whale sharks released back into Balochistan waters

Staff Report KARACHI, SINDH Two endangered whale sharks, which is the world’s largest fish, were successfully released by fishermen on Wednesday in the offshore waters of Balochistan. The local fishermen released More...

By Editor On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Baanhn Beli, IUCN launch project to protect vultures in Pakistan

PRESS RELEASE NAGARPARKAR: As vultures have become highly endangered species in Pakistan in recent years, a project was launched on Monday to prepare a comprehensive national strategy for protection and conservation More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Climate change: Pangolins turn to urban areas in search of food

Wherever climate changes take place, they affect the region’s population, as well as its wildlife. This summer, Karachi, Pakistan’s largest metropolis, suffered extremely from heat wave – temperatures More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Illegal trade pushing black-winged Myna towards extinction

Press Release Jakarta, Indonesia: So rare that captive breeding centres have been robbed, the soaring prices and drop in availability of Black-winged Mynas in trade point to a species on the brink. Black-winged More...