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  • Lahore, Karachi among 10 most polluted cities in world: WWF Pakistan DG

    ISLAMABAD: WWF Pakistan held its seventh annual Green Office Conference in the capital on Tuesday which focussed on the theme of air pollution...

    Welcoming the participants, WWF Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan said: “Lahore and Karachi are among the 10 most polluted cities in the world in terms of air quality according to AirVisual, an air quality monitor...

  • WWF-Pakistan, SNGPL to sensitise 3,000 students to environment issues

    LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature -Pakistan and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) signed an MoU to partner for the International Eco-Internship Programme (IEIP) under which the latter will sponsor 3,000 students to spread environmental education, says a press release...

    The agreement was signed by Anwar Naseem, WWF-Pakistan Senior Operations Director, and Amer Tufail, SNGPL Deputy Managing Director (Services)...

  • Whale sightings on the rise with WWF-P’s crew-based observer programme, says report

    KARACHI: Forty-seven sightings of baleen whales, including 12 sightings of highly endangered Arab­ian Sea humpback whales, were reported off Pakis­tan’s coast last year thro­u­gh a fishing crew observer programme, says a World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) report...

    Titled ‘Arabian humpback and baleen whale sightings along the Pakistan coast: information generated through WWF Pakistan’s fishing crew observer programme’, the...

  • Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas: WWF

    NEW DELHI: A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)...

    WWF has compiled a survey of wildlife discovered by scientists across Bhutan, northeast India, Nepal, north Myanmar and southern Tibet in a bid to raise awareness of the threats facing the ecologically...

  • WWF for mass awareness drives on illegal wildlife trade

    LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) board members in a meeting held at Lal Suhanra National Park emphasised the need for initiating mass awareness campaigns on illegal wildlife trade, according to a press release issued here on Sunday...

    Speaking on the occasion, WWF-Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan said illegal wildlife trade had become the fourth most profitable business in the world...

  • More frequent flood threat: WWF for management of watersheds, floodplains

    LAHORE: WWF-Pakistan has raised serious concerns over the increased frequency of massive floods while urging the government to reduce the impact of environmental hazards through better management of critical watersheds and floodplains...

    “Deforestation in watersheds and encroachments on floodplains for agriculture, human settlements and other purposes are the main reasons for the increasing devastation caused by heavy rains and...

  • WWF moves SC for demarcation of 250 protected areas

    An application moved by Ahmer Bilal Soofi on behalf of the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature, Pakistan, argued that such a step would ensure that stakeholders align their development, investment and expansion plans in accordance with the restrictions placed under the law and would be useful for investors as well as the federal, provincial, district and foreign governments...

    It says the exercise is needed so that further damage to...

  • WWF-Russia alerts conservationists to Saker Falcon in Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD: A Saker Falcon fitted with a satellite tracking device by the World Wide Fund (WWF) Russia for research purposes was caught by trappers in Balochistan some 10 days ago...

    However, the bird’s prolonged stationary position drew the attention of WWF Russia conservationists who shared their concerns with their counterparts in Islamabad and requested they check why the bird was not moving...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

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