KARACHI, Feb 9: Activists of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) on Wednesday marched from the ICI traffic intersection on Mauripur Road in protest against the cutting of mangroves forests for commercial purposes and demanded an immediate action against elements involved in such illegal activities in Kakapir and Shamspir.
KARACHI, Jan 18: Residents of various fishing villages in Keamari and Bin Qasim towns held a rally outside the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday to protest against the Sunday night attack on a community organisation office in Kaka village and demanded action against the “influential figures” involved in the incident.
KARACHI, Jan 16: A number of plant species in the country have become extinct while many more are on the verge of extinction and the situation demands that the government take immediate measures to conserve plants on scientific lines.
Pakistan is the only country in the world where altitude varies from sea level to 8,611 metres (the mountain of K2).
KARACHI, Jan 10: Coastal communities of Keamari Town in a meeting at Kaka Pir village vowed to launch a campaign to stop the cutting of mangroves in the area.
NAWABSHAH, Dec 26: While causing widespread devastations the recent floods also provided an opportunity to revive forests in Sindh.
LAHORE, Dec 8: The Lahore zoo administration plans to have actress Reema as ambassador of wildlife in captivity and rent a pair of pandas from China, officials told Dawn on Wednesday.
HYDERABAD, Dec 7: Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court on Tuesday ordered re-auction of Khipro forests for cutting within four weeks because the previous auction was not transparent.
HYDERABAD, Oct 26: Speakers at a seminar on “Ecological impact of floods” have underlined the need for rehabilitation and protection of displaced wildlife, reduce severe ecological impact and promote forest coverage across Sindh to avert disaster on such scale as a result of flood in future.