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World Pangolin Day 2018

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World Pangolin Day 2018 celebrations by WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History.The advocacy event was organized to raise awareness and sensitize students, researchers and communities regarding the negative impacts of illegal trade of pangolins. Pangolins are considered one of the world’s most heavily trafficked mammals and over 100,000 pangolins have been victims of illegal wildlife trade since 2011. The Indian pangolin (Manis crassudata), which is distributed across Pakistan, has been declared endangered in 2009 by the IUCN.

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 February 2018 18:40

Culture, Nature, and Human Life

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Origin of a culture is based on the environmental conditions of the community. Certain practices that helps the community to survive becomes a part of the culture. For example, eating lots of meat helped the ancient Anglo Saxons to survive the cruel winters. In a hard environment like that, physically stronger person survives, and that persons DNA will pass down to the current generations. Possibly the reason most Caucasians have well-built body structures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 18:11

Experts convene to address human mobility changes in Hindu Kush region

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Experts convene at ICIMOD to address human mobility challenges in the region’ on the conclusion of ‘Regional Knowledge Forum on 'Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region. The workshop was participated by many academics from Asia and was held at ICIMOD Headquarters, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 18:47

“Forced From Home” exhibit carries a strong message across the United States

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Field worker Dr. David Kuwayama conducting a session at the exhibit

Medicines Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) kicked off their exhibit and awareness programs first session in Boulder, Colorado last week. Forced from home is a travelling exhibition that is designed to give visitors a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by the people forced to flee for their safety. The exhibition access is free for the general public.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 05:20

Total Solar Eclipse Across US

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Total Solar Eclipse moved across United States on Monday covering America in darkness after 99 years. NASA states that  next event will takes place after a span of six years in 2024.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 August 2017 09:31
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