Slaughter at Lahore Zoo

Editorial in DAWN: THERE is no point in suspending Lahore zoo’s gatekeeper for Monday’s incident in which two stray dogs got into a cage and killed 28 peacocks. It is unfair to expect a lone person to be responsible for watching over such a large area. The administration must bear the responsibility of this senseless […]

Protecting wildlife in Pakistan

Editorial in DAWN: NEWS that a PPP MPA from Punjab has submitted a bill seeking to restrict the discretion of game wardens to issue hunting permits is welcome and one hopes that the bill will be adopted. As it is, troche there are 72 birds and animals recognised as endangered species under the existing law […]

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 […]