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Coastal communities to suffer most from effects of climate change

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KARACHI: The coastal communities will suffer the most, while people living in hilly areas and deserts will also be affected by the change in climate, said Ministry of Climate Change secretary Arif Ahmed Khan, referring to the changing patterns of climate. He said this while speaking at the closing ceremony of five-year-long project titled Building […]

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WWF Pakistan launches programme to tackle ghost fishing

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KARACHI: World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)-Pakistan has initiated a programme to tackle the threat posed by ghost fishing considering it to be becoming a serious issue in Pakistan. It observed that various types of fishing gears were being used in Pakistan. Sometimes a part of the net is accidentally detached and continues to drift […]

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Rallying support: Tennis star named goodwill ambassador

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LAHORE: Tennis star Aisam Ul Haq on Tuesday became a goodwill ambassador of the WWF-P. The development was revealed at a media talk organised at the fund’s head office in the city. WWF-P director general Hammad Naqi Khan praised Haq for teaming up with the Fund. He also shed light on the similarities between Haq’s […]

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Media sensitised to court order in big cats case

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LAHORE: WWF-Pakistan organised its environmental journalists quarterly meeting to sensitise media on the recent order of the Lahore High Court (LHC) in the big cats case and highlight the importance of COP21 and climate change. WWF-Pakistan appreciated the LHC’s order of November 20, 2015, where the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was directed to ensure […]

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Environment protection: ‘Pakistan highly vulnerable to climate change’

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LAHORE: “Pakistan is grappling with a number of environmental issues such as floods, glacial lake outburst floods, tropical cyclones, heat waves, shifting rainfall and river flow patterns, declining groundwater levels, droughts, expanding desertification, aridity and sea-level rise,” WWF-Pakistan Senior Director Ejaz Ahmad said on Monday. He was addressing a press conference that the WWF-Pakistan and […]

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Experts call for action to deal with water issues

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LAHORE: WWF-Pakistan hosted its second “Environmental Journalists Quarterly Meeting” at its head office in Lahore on Tuesday, which aimed to shed light on the water pollution of Lahore. Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, Senior Director, WWF-Pakistan welcomed the participants and gave an overview of WWF-Pakistan’s work on water. Ali Hasnain Sayed, Manager Water Security and Stewardship, WWF-Pakistan […]

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Call for steps to cope with climate change impact

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THATTA: Speakers at a workshop held here on Thursday laid stress on building capacity of government officials and educating them as to how they could integrate climate change adaptation measures, initiatives and guidelines into official plans and budgetary considerations. The workshop on “Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development planning at district level” was organised by the […]

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WWF hurt over Houbara Bustard hunting

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LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) has condemned hunting of 2,100 Houbara Bustard in Chagai, Balochistan. Divisional Forest Officer of Balochistan Forest and Wildlife Department, Chagai in Dalbandin highlighted hunting of 2,100 Houbara Bustards. The hunt continued for 21 days with approximately 100 birds hunted each day. In a statement issued on Tuesday, WWF-Pakistan […]

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Earth Day observed

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KARACHI: ‘On the Earth Day we should create environmental awareness among citizens all across the country and should protect and conserve its natural resources by all means.Anwar Naseem senior Director Corporate Relations World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Pakistan) said the youth of this country was very passionate about conserving natural resources and playing a significant role in […]

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Environmental issues mooted

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KHAIRPUR: Two-day international conference on “Environmental issues of Sindh and its remedies” inaugurated at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, on Wednesday. The moot is being organised by the Shah Abdul Latif University in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission, WWF Pakistan and Sindh Green Environmental Forum. Isra University Chancellor Prof Dr Asadullah Kazi presided over […]

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Speakers underline protection of forests in Sindh

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Forests are primary source of livelihoods for thousands of local communities and currently they were diminishing due to multiple threats. This was stated by speakers on occasion of World Forest Day observed by WWF-Pakistan under its Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan (CCAP) project at Baghan town near Keti Bunder, […]

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WWF launches Green Skills Project

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LAHORE: The World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) has launched a skills development project for youth ‘Green Skills Project’ in Islamabad. The project’s objective is to impart knowledge about renewable/sustainable energy, livestock management and crop administration to 300 provincial participants to achieve sustainable financial and environmental results. Minister of State for Education Trainings and Standards […]

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WWF-Pakistan catches endangered leopard on camera

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KARACHI: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan, Karachi office released on Tuesday a photo of endangered Common Leopard Panthera pardus captured in Lalazar, Nathiagali. On contact, press and media relations officer WWF-Pakistan Syed Muhammad Abubakar told Daily Times that a camera installed in the wild has captured the photo. The Common Leopard Panthera pardus is an […]

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WWF highlights environmental issues at fun-filled carnival


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LAHORE: Hundreds of students from more than 30 different schools from across city highlighted environmental issues like forest degradation, water resource management, water quality, endangered wildlife and alternative energy resources at the World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan’s (WWF – Pakistan) annual Travelling Nature Carnival at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park on Sunday. Education Minister Mujtaba Shujaur […]

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