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A new model for conserving local pollinators and natural biodiversity in Pakistan

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article image Natural or biological insect pollinators such honey bees, native (indigenous) bees, butterflies and moths as well as some species of flies and beetles are showing a serious decline in population around the planet, including South and South East Asia. This biogeographic region is home to five different megabiodiverse countries like China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and […]…Read More

Adverse impacts of Global warming on biodiversity

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Right steps needed to tackle negative impacts of climate change. Global warming is causing negative impacts on environment. Adverse impacts of global warming are on glaciers, river flows, underground water recharge systems, agriculture and overall biodiversity in in Pakistan which require some drastic measures to cope this situation. There is a serious need for farmers […]…Read More

Science communication is the key to create biodiversity awareness: Speakers

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article image The misuse of nature by human-induced activities has resulted in the huge part of the World's environmental frameworks to the brink of halt. To understand the societal changes due to change in climatic patterns, biodiversity conservation researcher should be morepre-emptive, aggressive, and consciousin growingecologicaladeptness, said by speakers of the one-day training workshop titled "Biodiversity awareness through science communication" jointly organized by University of Science…Read More

AJK govt, MPL join hands for biodiversity conservation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The AJK government and Mira Power Limited - a subsidiary of Korea South East Power (KOSEP) setting up 102MW Gulpur Hydro Power Project - have joined hands for implementation of a Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) for the Poonch River Mahaseer National Park located in the districts of Kotli and Mirpur. Both the sides signed an agreement in this regard. The AJK government established the national park for the protection of the Golden Mahaseer, which is a pried angling…Read More

Biodiversity conservation still a distant dream despite initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has come up with a comprehensive plan for biodiversity conservation and protection with the aim to control biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems and promote sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of the present and future generations. All the provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan have approved the draft National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). Though the government authorities believe the draft plan has paved the way for its…Read More

Augmented human activities have created devastating declines in biodiversity: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT BANNU: The Nation heritage of biological diversity is an irreplaceable source; the quality of life of our future generations depends on our preservation of plant and species. This was stated by the speakers while addressing a one day workshop on "Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Development" organized by weekly Technology Times in collaboration with University of Science and Technology, Bannu (USTB) to enhance awareness and understanding of issues related…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are ensured and…Read More

WWF-Pak, FFC join hands for biodiversity conservation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: WWF-Pakistan, the country foremost environmental and nature protection association, and Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Pakistan’s chief fertilizer brand have bonded together through an agreement, to save the Indus waterway dolphin in Pakistan. The understanding was marked in a service with incredible responsibility to supporting dolphin protection for one year at first. On the other hand, the undertaking may be stretched out to three years. WWF-Pakistan…Read More