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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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WWF provides uniforms to GB wildlife dept staff

WWF provides uniforms to GB wildlife dept staff

Gilgit (PR): WWF-Pakistan under its Pakistan wetlands programme-Northern Alpine Wetlands Complex delivered 22 sets of uniform to the field staff of Gilgit-Baltistan Wildlife Department in a ceremony held in Gilgit Conservation Information Centre, Gilgit on 10 May 2012.  The purpose of providing uniform to the field staff is to encourage...

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Livestock Insurance Scheme: An effort to protect Snow Leopards in Gilgit-Baltistan

Ejaz Hussain Gilgit-Baltistan is home of three biggest mountain ranges including Karakoram, Hindukush and great Himalaya. These mountains provide habitat for a rich wildlife biodiversity. The ragged mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan are home to large mammals like ibex, Marco polo sheep, musk deer, Markhor , blue sheep ,Snow leopard, Brown bear,...

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Sick snow leopard captured by villagers in Skardu, dies

A villager is seen capturing the visibly weak and drenched snow leopard. Image: Ali PT Report Islamabad, February 27: Villagers in Skardu captured a sick snow leopard and handed it over to officials of the Wildlife Department. According to details, a snow leopard stranded into the Manthal village, located near...

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Wildcat not facing extinction in Chitral

CHITRAL, Dec 6: Lynx, a wildcat, is not facing extinction in the district, locals claimed. During the data compilation campaign on lynx in the pastures of lower parts of Chitral, a wildlife conservation agency ‘neglected’ presence of the wildcat in the region, the locals claimed. Some people had time and...

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