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Water shortage endangering Indus river dolphin

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Habitat of the Indus River dolphin, currently reduced to one-fifth of its historical range, is degraded primarily due to shortage of water caused by its diversions to meet the growing agricultural needs in country. This was stated by speakers during an awareness event about conservation of Indus dolphin, organised by WWF-Pakistan on Sunday at Indus River Dolphin Conservation and Information Centre, Sukkur. Imran Malik, Senior Conservation Officer of WWF-Pakistan said…Read More

Water shortage endangering Indus river dolphin

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Habitat of the Indus River dolphin, currently reduced to one-fifth of its historical range, is degraded primarily due to shortage of water caused by its diversions to meet the growing agricultural needs in country. This was stated by speakers during an awareness event about conservation of Indus dolphin, organised by WWF-Pakistanon Sundayat Indus River Dolphin Conservation and Information Centre, Sukkur. Imran Malik, Senior Conservation Officer of WWF-Pakistan said…Read More

Lack of screening endangering animals diseases

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The absence of quarantine department to screen livestock at the time of import in the country is resulting in the spread of mysterious contagious diseases in Pakistan.This was stated by University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Talat Naseer Pasha while delivering a lecture at the one-month long workshop on "Capacity building of livestock dairy development department officers for the establishment of advisory services" at conference…Read More