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Stringent Measures to Address Illegal Trade of Fresh Water Turtles in Pakistan

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article image IUCN Pakistan organized a Consultative Workshop in collaboration with the Sindh Wildlife Department, Government of Sindh, to discuss the findings of a study jointly conducted on illegal trade of freshwater turtles in Sindh and Balochistan, under a USAID-funded project IUCN is currently conducting. The workshop, held under the USAID-funded project “Integrated Approach to Education, Capacity […]…Read More

Universal agreement on need for measures to reverse ocean deterioration

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article image United Nations unanimously agreed to a set of measures that will begin the reversal of the decline of the ocean’s health as the five-day Ocean Conference concluded this afternoon. The outcome document, together with more than 1,300 commitments to action, marks a breakthrough in the global approach to the management and conservation of the ocean. […]…Read More

Anticipatory measures to allay climate change ruins

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Climate change is the variability in temperature, rain fall, and snow and wind pattern of a specific location for a period of time. Climate change is a real and urgent challenge that is affecting people and the environment worldwide. Significant changes are occurring on Earth, including increasing air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising sea levels. As the climate continues to warm, more changes are expected to occur and many effects will become more…Read More

Anticipatory measures to allay climate change ruins

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Climate change is the variability in temperature, rain fall, and snow and wind pattern of a specific location for a period of time. Climate change is a real and urgent challenge that is affecting people and the environment worldwide. Significant changes are occurring on Earth, including increasing air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising sea levels. As the climate continues to warm, more changes are expected to occur and many effects will become more…Read More

Tapeworm: A threat to human health and its preventive measures

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article image What is worm? "Any of numerous long, slender, soft-bodied, legless, bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates is known as worm". There are different kinds of worms like (flat worms, roundworms, tapeworms). Among these, tapeworms are of great medical importance because tapeworms are the worms which transfer most from livestock to humans so having great zoonotic importance. Tapeworms are given such a name because of their tape like structure. Their body is divided into different…Read More

Climate pundits compel Pak authorities to accelerate practical measures

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB:The second training workshop for journalists, before the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) was organized by the German association Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF) with the expect to sharpen the abilities of columnists/journalists on environmental change and natural issues and acquaint them with the essentialness of the COP 21. World Meteorological Organization Vice-President Dr Qamaruz Zaman Chaudhry amid the occasion pointed out that the power of…Read More

The causes of food insecurity and preventive measures

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article image IN 1983, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) defines food security in a way that," Food security is assurance that at all times all people have both economic and physical access to basic food which they need". In 1986, the World Bank redefined food security like this, "At all times, all people have access to enough food for their healthy and active life". Thus food insecurity exists when all people don’t have economic and physical…Read More

WWF-Pak urges gov to improve risk reduction measures

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STAFF REPORT ISB: WWF-Pakistan raised serious concerns over the increased frequency of massive floods and urged the government to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards through better management of critical watersheds and floodplains. The risk reduction and emergency preparedness needs to be improved from government counterparts. The efforts need much more holistic and channelized approach to reduce duplication and better execution of the plans. Hamid Naqi Khan, Director General…Read More

Government of Punjab Approves Important Measures For The Promotion Of Information Technology

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Staff Report ISD: Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab has started "Khadim-e- Punjab Metro Wi-Fi Network Programme" for the advancement and promotion of Information Technology in the province. The targets of this program are to promote education in the province with the help of advanced technology. Under this program, the availability of Wi-Fi facility will be ensured at important educational institutions, hospitals, railway stations, airports, metro bus routes, bus stands…Read More

Corrective measures stressed to save local poultry sector

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Under-invoicing on import of poultry products is on the rise, as presently processed chicken meat is being imported at 75 Cents per kg from China while the rate of this same boneless, fatless and ready-to-cook chicken product is not less than $4 per kg across the world, massively damaging the industry of Pakistan. Experts from the poultry industry have asked the government that all impediments which increase the cost such as lower capacity utilization, import duties…Read More