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Celebrating 50 years of The IUCN Red List

Throughout 2014 we are celebrating the significant contribution of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ in guiding conservation action and policy decisions over the past 50 years. …  

10 Oct 2014 | News story

Sustainable Transport Project PAKSTRAN Receives 11th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2014

The National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH) recognized the Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project for its contributions towards environmental excellence in Pakistan, at the 11th Annual Environment Excellence Awards held in Lahore today. …  

27 Sep 2014 | News story

Deterring Illegal Wildlife Trade - Confiscated rare turtles released in native Indus after long journey from China

SUKKUR: In a brief but momentous ceremony held in Sukkur today, the rare turtles smuggled from Pakistan into China and repatriated recently were released in their native habitat alongside the Indus River in Kalar block near Rohri. The long journey home for the black pond turtle also marks a significant achievement for global efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade. …  

22 Sep 2014 | International news release

The 12th meeting of the National Coordinating Body (NCB) of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme

Meeting Marks Start of Third Phase of MFF with Emphasis on Regional Initiatives and Private Sector Engagement …  

03 Sep 2014 | News story

Experts stress on the importance of capacity development regarding sustainable urban transport in Pakistan

At a consultative workshop organized here by IUCN’s in its Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project, experts deliberated on the need for capacity development amongst stakeholders and on a capacity development plan as a first step.  …  

25 Jul 2014 | News story

Members of IUCN Pakistan National Committee

Pakistan’s Largest Mangroves Forest Threatened by Zulfikarabad Project – NGO Members of IUCN Pakistan National Committee

A meeting of the IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members was convened in Islamabad on July 24, 2015. …  

24 Jul 2014 | News story

IUCN 2nd National Consultative Workshop on Pakistan Water Issues - Urgent Attention to Water Issues Needed to Pre-empt Impending Water Crisis in Pakistan

Experts at a second National Consultative Workshop on Pakistan’s water issues called for urgent decisions and action to prevent the country from drifting into a major and imminent water crisis in the near future, likening it to the energy crisis that Pakistan currently faces.  …  

04 Jun 2014 | International news release

Ghulam Qadir Shah, Mangrove for the Future Programme, National Coordinator addressing the audience

World Turtle Day and International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 Cleaner beaches must for greater protection to marine turtles

IUCN Pakistan under the USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Programme funded ‘Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles’ Project jointly organized the World Turtle Day and International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 at Sandspit Beach Karachi today. The event was organized by IUCN in collaboration with ICIMOD.  …  

23 May 2014 | International news release

IUCN launches USAID-funded marine turtle conservation project

Efforts to protect the endangered sea turtles along the coasts of Sindh and Balochistan received a boost with the launch of a ‘Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles’ project at a ceremony in Karachi on May 19, 2014. The launching ceremony was attended by a large number of participants representing government, civil society, private sector and academic organizations.  …  

19 May 2014 | International news release

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