The floating jetty at Hajamro Creek, main Keti Bunder Town

The Sindh Forest Department all set to inscribe its name in the Guinness World Records

The Sindh Forest Department is attempting to inscribe its name in the Guinness World Records by planting maximum number of mangrove saplings during the daylight hours in Kharo Chaan, Thatta District on June 22, 2013. …  

21 Jun 2013 | News story

WED 2013

The World Environment Day – Think, Eat, Save

IUCN in collaboration with UNESCO and Balochistan Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Balochistan organized a Seminar to mark the World Environment Day 2013 on 5th June at Serena hotel Quetta. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day was Think, Eat, Save. …  

05 Jun 2013 | News story

World Biodiversity Day 2013

Conserving the Diversity of Life - International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22nd has been declared the International Day for Biological Diversity to highlight why we need to stop the biodiversity loss if we were to sustain life on Earth …  

22 May 2013 | International news release

A Step towards easing Pakistan’s water woes – National Consultative Workshop on Water

IUCN Pakistan organized a National consultative workshop on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in collaboration with Oxfam-Novib at a local hotel in Islamabad. The objective of the consultative workshop was to discuss the key issues Pakistan is facing in terms of depleting water resources. …  

18 Apr 2013 | International news release

Striving to elevating Environment on the Election Agenda

The National Impact Assessment Programme under the auspicious of IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Government of Pakistan organized first of its kind roundtable dialogue titled: “Highlighting Environment on Election Agenda in Pakistan” at a local hotel in Islamabad. …  

03 Apr 2013 | International news release

MFF - Project Cycle Management Training Participants

Mangroves for the Future Programme trains Local Organisations for the development works along the Balochistan and Sindh coasts

A two-day workshop organised by the Mangroves for the Future Programme on Project Cycle Management and proposal writing concluded here in Karachi today. …  

28 Feb 2013 | News story

Collaboration of IUCN and Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited is greening the shores of Port Qasim

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organised a half-day event at the PIBT site at Port Qasim to highlight the benefits of mangroves for the coastal communities and PIBT’s contribution towards greening and protecting the coasts in the vicinity of Port Qasim. …  

21 Feb 2013 | International news release

World Wetlands Day celebrated at Keenjhar Lake, the largest fresh water source for the cities of Karachi and Thatta

IUCN Pakistan in collaboration with the Mangroves for the Future Programme, Sindh Coastal Community Project of the Sindh Coastal Development Authority, and Sindh Fisheries Department, celebrated the World Wetland Day at the Keenjhar Lake, Thatta, to highlight the importance of the Keenjhar freshwater ecosystem on February 02, 2013. …  

02 Feb 2013 | International news release

Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative IUCN Pakistan

IUCN Pakistan appoints Mahmood Akhtar Cheema as Country Representative

IUCN Pakistan has appointed Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema as Country Representative. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema brings with him over 20 years of experience in natural resource management and more than 15 years of experience with IUCN. …  

23 Jan 2013 | International news release

Renewable Energy Cheaper in the Long Run, says Carl Pope – a world renowned expert on Renewable Energy

IUCN Pakistan organised a briefing on the Renewable Energy today at a local hotel in Karachi. The briefing was given by Mr. Carl Pope, who is a world renowend expert on renewable energy. Mr. Carl is former Executive Director of the Sierra Club and has regularly contributed for the Huffington Post. The event was attended by a large number of participants from the development as well as business sector. …  

18 Jan 2013 | International news release