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Significance of conserving Karakoram – Pamir region discussed at seminar

Significance of conserving Karakoram – Pamir region discussed at seminar

Gilgit (PR): The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with WWF-Pakistan and Gilgit-Baltistan Forest, Wildlife and Parks department organized seminars on “Karakoram Pamir region Landscape – conservation need and its socio-ecological significance for Gilgit-Baltistan” at Gilgit. The purpose of the seminars were to highlight the social, economic,...

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Conservation efforts help increase Markhor population in GB

Conservation efforts help increase Markhor population in GB

Islamabad: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced July 3 that the markhor — a majestic wild goat species — is making a remarkable comeback in Pakistan due to conservation efforts. WCS-led community surveys have revealed that markhor populations in northern Pakistan’s Kargah region in Gilgit-Baltistan have increased from a low...

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[Opinion] Prospects of wildlife watching tourism in Gilgit – Baltistan

Ejaz Hussain  Wildlife watching is simply an activity that involves the watching of wildlife animals. It is the observation and study of wild animals with the naked eye, through visual enhancement device like binocular and spotting scope. Gilgit-Baltistan is called high altitude desert, mostly constitute on mountainous area results harsh...

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Syed Yahya Shah gets "Living Planet Award" for contributions towards conservation of nature

LAHORE – A ceremony was on Wednesday held to give away ‘Syed Asad Ali Conservation Award’ and ‘Living Planet Award’ to the individuals who have made exceptional contribution to nature conservation in Pakistan, at the Ali Auditorium of Ali Institute of Education. This year, Syed Yahya Shah hailing from Gilgit-Baltistan...

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