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‘Karachi biggest market for endangered species’

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KARACHI: Karachi is the main market where all kinds of endangered species are brought, according to top officials of the Sindh wildlife department (SWD) and Balochistan forest and wildlife department (BFWD). At the inaugural four-day ‘Consultative Workshop to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade in Pakistan’, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan (WWF-P) […]

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First loggerhead turtle found by fishermen near Karachi

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KARACHI: Loggerhead turtle, a globally endangered marine species, has recently been found about 166 kilometres south-west of Karachi, officials of the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported on Friday. It’s the first authentic record of loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) from Pakistani waters, they said. The specific turtle incidentally got entangled in fishing net on […]

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