By: Dr. Khalid Farooq Akbar and Syeda Khola Tazeen Corresponding Author: Nature is the art of God. – Dante Introduction The ever-growing tsunami of human development including infrastructure expansion, urbanization, deforestation and industrialization has changed natural landscapes and is ravaging pristine wild areas. With advances in engineering and technology, there is no place left on […]

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Wildlife Is Already Coping With Effects of Climate Change

animals and wildlife are exposed to climate change more than ever before

INTRODUCTION As the environment of the Earth is changing for years now, wildlife is also experiencing burnt of climate change. There are many species of animals and plants that have gone extinct due to human-induced climate change. Read more: Heatwaves Are Killing Off Sea Life In Billions – Destroying The Ecosystem WILDLIFE AND CLIMATE CHANGE […]

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Animal Abuse by Pakistani Social Media Celebrities

Wildlife is referred to/defined as “Undomesticated Animal Species”. Wild areas are referred to as inhabited regions of wildlife. So, wildlife and wild areas show a strong connection. We can say that wildlife inhabits wild areas where human intervention is harmful for the environment and should be prohibited. Also Check Out: Animal Abuse In Pakistan And […]

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Anthropogenic Factors That Cause Species Decline

INTRODUCTION The planet Earth provides habitats for an enormous diversity of species. The species distribution system on the Earth can be explained in accordance with the ecozones. Each species inhabit a unique biogeographic realm of the Earth. Some species are categorized as terrestrial and some as aquatic. There are specific species that thrive in both […]

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International and National Environmental Organizations in Pakistan

INTRODUCTION Pakistan is an environmentally conscious country. The government of Pakistan has initiated several projects in order to tackle the impacts of climate change. The projects include the billion tree tsunami project, miyawaki urban forests, protected area management, bamboo production, etc. Pakistan has listed among the top 10 countries most affected by climate change. Climate […]

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Hunting and Poaching of Wildlife – Causes, Effects, and Solutions

hunting and poaching pose threat to wild life

INTRODUCTION Hunting: It is defined as the action of killing or capturing unique species of animals/wildlife. Poaching: It is defined as the unlawful capturing or hunting of unique fauna. It has its roots connected with land use rights. Wildlife: This term represents the unique and undomesticated species of animals. It includes all animals that live […]

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Illegal Wildlife Trade in Pakistan – Threat to Endangered Species

illegal wildlife trade is causing economic losses in Pakistan

INTRODUCTION WILDLIFE TRADE This term is defined as the trade of products that are derived from wildlife that includes body parts of animals such as meat, bones, skins, etc. Living and dead animals are also traded internationally. The traded wild plant species are then grown in a controlled environment. ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE Illegal wildlife trade […]

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Impact of Human Activities on Margalla Hills National Park

Margalla hills of Pakistan attracts tourists from all around the world

INTRODUCTION MARGALLA HILLS NATIONAL PARK, PAKISTAN Margalla hills national park is connected to the foothills of the Himalayas. Margalla hills are covering an area of 12605 hectares. Margalla hills national park also includes Shakarparian and Rawal Lake. LOCATION OF MARGALLA HILLS NATIONAL PARK Margalla hills national park is located north of Islamabad. The capital of […]

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Tundra and Alpine Ecosystem of Pakistan – Climatic Biome

unique wildlife exits in tundra and alpine biome

INTRODUCTION Tundra and Alpine: This biome includes extremely cold regions (usually covered in snow) that are present around the world without long woody trees due to high elevation. Tundra and Alpine Ecosystem: This ecosystem is usually found in the northern hemisphere. The biome receives scant rainfall. As the altitude increases the forest cover decreases. Characteristics […]

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