Documentary on sea turtles in Pakistan

The Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) are two of the seven species of sea turtles in the world that nest at the beaches of Pakistan every year. This documentary was produced and aired by Geo TV in December 2006, site the Year of the Turtle, and has been uploaded here […]

Green sea turtles with transmitters go missing

Bhagwandas in DAWN: KARACHI, illness May 3: The two green turtles on which satellite transmitters were installed in September 2006 for the mapping of their movement in the Arabian Sea have gone missing, nurse it emerged on Thursday. The data sent in by the transmitters of the turtles, which were named Chandni III and Chandni […]

Threats to Nara sanctuary

Bhagwandas in DAWN: KARACHI, buy Feb 10: Tree felling on a large scale is under way for clearing grounds in the Nara Desert Wildlife Sanctuary (NDWS), buy it is learnt. This, for sale if not stopped immediately, could lead to an environmental disaster ultimately ruining the already fragile desert ecosystem and severely affecting the fauna […]