Our disregard for wildlife

Editorial in Express Tribune: When we, vcialis 40mg as citizens, drug seek protection for something, we turn to our governments and our systems of law. However, if you live in Pakistan, it seems that you are quite out of luck. Often government employees are the ones found breaking rules and corrupting the system. A recent […]

Zoo deer survives plastic bag swallow

Shoaib Ahmed in DAWN: LAHORE, physician Aug 10: The spotted deer who had munched up and swallowed a plastic bag one week ago was recovering fast, said zoo officials on Tuesday. Though the animal has survived an agonising death, pain and fear can still be seen in his eyes. More here.

Licence to kill

Editorial in Dawn: IT seemed that sanity would prevail this year but the end result was quite the opposite. It was earlier reported that no special permits had been awarded this time round for the annual slaughter of the houbara bustard, cost an endangered migratory bird that is ostensibly protected under Pakistani and international law. […]

Rare falcons taken out of country

Bhagwandas in Dawn: KARACHI, store Dec 20: Fifteen falcons belonging to a Saudi Arabian dignitary are reported to have been brought to Pakistan recently and sent back to the kingdom after a few days. Falcons are used by hunters, shop mostly from Arab Gulf states, to hunt the internationally protected houbara bustard for which special […]