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World Environment Day celebrated at Naltar

World Environment Day celebrated at Naltar

Gilgit, June 5: By Shaheen Akhtar: Gilgit, June 5: WWF-Pakistan jointly with GB Forest, Wildlife and Environment Department, ICIMOD and Serena Hotel Gilgit celebrated the World Environment Day 2014 with school children and local communities at Naltar- a pristine tourist resort 50 Km northwest of Gilgit town. Students and teachers...

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Pakistan’s timber mafia threaten forest protection plans – environmentalists

Pakistan’s timber mafia threaten forest protection plans – environmentalists

Authors: Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio CHILAS, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nestled on the west side of Pakistan’s Indus River, the remote town of Chilas is notorious for its timber smugglers, who operate freely in the northern district of Gilgit-Baltistan. “I don’t think any conservation efforts will really save Pakistan’s...

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World Environment Day celebrated by Serena Hotels Gilgit-Baltistan

World Environment Day celebrated by Serena Hotels Gilgit-Baltistan

Special Reporter Gilgit, June 5: Serena Hotel’s Gilgit-Baltistan Collection celebrated “World Environment Day” on, 5th June 2013 the focus was reduce your foodprint, with theme Think .Eat .Save: reinforcing its commitment to operate its Hotels & Heritage properties as a Responsible Tourism business and with its dedication, bring a positive...

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Gojal: Open defecation threatens the environment around the dammed Hunza River

Gojal: Open defecation threatens the environment around the dammed Hunza River

Amjad Karim Hunza, April 10: The Attabad spillway as well as Gulmit, Shishkat, Ghulkin and Hussaini village in the Gojal Valley are faced with a very bleak sanitation problem. The villages in the upstream of Attabad are being polluted due to the menace of open defecation, which has contributed negatively...

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[Event Diary] World Environment Day celebrations at 15,500 ft high Khunjerav National Park

[Event Diary] World Environment Day celebrations at 15,500 ft high Khunjerav National Park

Farhat Ullah Baig Sost: Khunjerav Village Organization (KVO) and Khunjerav National Park (KNP) organized a walk and camping activity 15,500 ft above the see level, to commemorate the World Environment Day. Participants of the awareness rally walked from Khunjerav top (Wuyin sar)  to Deh, collecting and disposing wastes. A gathering was...

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