“This year, Pakistan is the Global host for the World Environment Day 2021 celebrations in partnership with UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Theme for this year’s celebrations is ‘Ecosystem Restoration – Recreate, Reimagine and Restore’ with the focus on resetting our relation with nature.
A meeting of IUCN Pakistan Members Committee was organized virtually on May 20, 2021. Members from all the four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated in the meeting. Continue reading “IUCN Pakistan National Committee welcomes Pakistan’s selection as a host country for World Environment Day”
An Inaugural Ceremony of Pakistan Navy’s Mangroves Plantation Campaign 2021 was held at Bhambore Creek, along the coast of Sind province. Vice Admiral Zahid Ilyas (HI(M) S Bt, Commander Coast was chief guest of the event. This was Pakistan Navy’s sixth mangroves plantation campaign since 2016. Since 2016 Pakistan Navy has planted around 7.00 million mangrove saplings. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan was the keynote speaker at the event.
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Introduction and Context
The current Government of Pakistan, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has addressed on both the national and global stage, the two challenges of the climate crisis and biodiversity loss through the Green Stimulus programme, the Restoration Fund, the Billion Tree Tsunami programme and the Recharge Pakistan programme. They have initiated the notification of National Parks and Protected Areas and wildlife conservation. All these varied initiatives have been done within a human development and livelihoods context. Continue reading “Position Paper – The Future of Bundal Island”