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 Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

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 More...

By Editor On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Video: Loggerhead turtle found first time in Pakistan

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3ikpur_loggerhead-turtle-found-in-pakistani-waters-first-time-wwf-pakistan_news#.VnQp6Qarw98.wordpress  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 Saturday, December 12th, 2015

WWF-Pakistan initiated a programme of tackling ghost fishing in Pakistan

Staff Report KARACHI: WWF-Pakistan has initiated a programme for talking the threat posed by ghost fishing considering it to be becoming a serious issue in Pakistan. Various types of fishing gears are being used More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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

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...