Tag: WWF

Khushhali Microfinance Bank & WWF on the Road to Make Pakistan Greener

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PR: Continuing their journey for a greener Pakistan, Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) and WWF Pakistan have collaborated once again to plant at least 2,000 indigenous trees as part of the second round of WWF-Pakistan’s Tree-A-Thon Activity. This association is one of its kind where both organizations are committed to raising awareness about the importance of trees […]…Read More

Balochistan govt join hands with WWF for environmental conservation

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Government of Balochistan entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and the Planning and Development Department) to explore future avenues of a long-term partnership in environmental conservation and sustainable development of the province. A MoU signed between both organizations on Friday to address environmental and development challenges in Balochistan; especially […]…Read More

Engro, WWF enter into partnership for fishery development

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Engro Corporation and the World Wide Fund for NaturePakistan (WWF) Pakistan) have entered into a partnership for community development and fishery improvement in the coastal areas. Aiming to provide alternative livelihoods to fishing communities and reduce harmful fishing practices, the top management from both organizations inaugurated the two-and-a-half-year long initiative with an aim to explore sustainable environmental solutions and also address the need for…Read More

WWF-Pakistan held workshop on illegal wildlife trafficking

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article image ISLAMABAD: The World Wide Fund (WWF) Pakistan has organised a consultative workshop aiming to seek recommendations from relevant stakeholders on the draft National Plan of Action (NPOA), developed to combat illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. The workshop was part of the consultative and training series conducted under the project Combating Illegal Wildlife Trade by establishing a National Monitoring Network that Benefits Local Communities and…Read More

Engro, WWF enter into partnership for fishery development

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article image ISLAMABAD: Engro Corporation and the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF) Pakistan) have entered into a partnership for community development and fishery improvement in the coastal areas. Aiming to provide alternative livelihoods to fishing communities and reduce harmful fishing practices, the top management from both organizations inaugurated the two-and- a-half- year long initiative with an aim to explore sustainable environmental solutions…Read More

VU, WWF sign MoU to promote environmental edu

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) and WWF-Pakistan signed an MoU to promote environmental education amongst the youth of the country. Through this MoU, both organisations will establish formal relationship to raise environmental awareness and tackle the environmental challenges through innovative research. Moreover, the two organisations will collaborate to develop joint research proposals. The MoU was signed by Dr Naveed A Malik, Rector Virtual University of…Read More

VU, WWF sign MoU to promote environmental edu

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) and WWF-Pakistan signed an MoU to promote environmental education amongst the youth of the country. Through this MoU, both organisations will establish formal relationship to raise environmental awareness and tackle the environmental challenges through innovative research. Moreover, the two organisations will collaborate to develop joint research proposals. The MoU was signed by Dr Naveed A…Read More

Wildlife becoming vulnerable to global warming: WWF

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: WWF Pakistan has urged the need for the protection and conservation of wildlife in Pakistan, which is most vulnerable to global warming. "Wildlife is an important resource with economic, cultural and recreational value to humans, and is also an integral part of biodiversity of Pakistan. Global warming and climate change is forcing wildlife to change its behaviours, he said, adding that for instance, many birds are nesting, breeding, and migrating earlier as…Read More

SWD, WWF release Indian pangolin into Kirthar National Park

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) and WWF-Pakistan have jointly released Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) into Khar Centre of Kirthar National Park, 45 kilometers off Karachi. The presence of the mammal identified as Indian pangolin was noticed near Islamia College in Jamshed Town, Karachi, this month. The mammal was later on handed it over to Karachi Zoo. The Sindh Wildlife Department being the sole custodian of wild animals in the province received it from the…Read More