Local problems require local science based solutions




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) is a forerunner in science popularization in Pakistan and has initiated several programmes for SandT advancement in the country. The 8th brainstorming session of Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ was held recently in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad. The purpose of the session was to mull future strategies and work in collaboration for SandT promotion.

Prof Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General

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Local problems require local science based solutions


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) is a forerunner in science popularization in Pakistan and has initiated several programmes for SandT advancement in the country. The 8th brainstorming session of Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ was held recently in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad. The purpose of the session was to mull future strategies and work in collaboration for SandT promotion.

Prof Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General PAS

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Daunting challenges to biodiversity require serious approach

Sidra SaifISLAMABAD: Pakistan is rich in biodiversity, home to over 1,250 species of plants and animals which are, no doubt, an asset for the survival of the biodiversity in the country that needs to be protected at any cost. However, the continued deforestation, soil erosion, salinity and water logging have become major threats to the biodiversity, which has a number of the world’s rarest animals and plants, but these are now in danger from habitat loss and overuse, coupled with rising

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