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STAFF REPORT ISB: The looming threat of water scarcity and adverse impacts of climate change have complicated the serious challenge of ensuring food security for fast increasing populations of the Asian countries. However, active measures such as better watershed management, introduction of water recharge dams, water storage facilities and rainwater harvesting would go a long way to make the people more resilient to climate change.
These views were expressed by expert at a recently
STAFF REPORT KHI: Baanhn Beli and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, have recently organized a workshop inviting stakeholders to put together a national vulture conservation strategy to arrest the years of decline in the species population across Pakistan.
"The government should declare safe zones for vulture conservations, as well as projects aimed at increasing the number of vultures in the country," said Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director, IUCN
STAFF REPORT MUZAFFARABAD: An international conference recently held in Muzaffarabad while highlighting the factors causing the loss of biodiversity, spread of severalt epidemics and climate change in the region, suggested to strengthen the network of researchers, industry practitioners, managers, policy makers, volunteers and students for biodiversity conservation by probing the ways for integration of scientific research explorations.
The International Conference on Himalayan