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  Sindh Forest Department
Sindh Forest Department, Government of Sindh, Pakistan’s Range Management & Social Forestry Divisions, Mirpurkhas celebrated the International Day of Biological Diversity at Government Elementary College for Women, Mirpurkhas on 22nd May, 2013. Students of Government Elementary College for Men, Mirpurkhas also participated in the event along with the girls students of women college. Teachers and students actively participated in the tree plantation activities, 200 plants were planted in the college premises. Through this event Sindh Forest Department intended to create awareness among the participants about the role of forests as an important biodiversity component in providing water security. Read more ->

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  Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), 22 May 2013, Garden Avenue, H-7 Shakarparian, Islamabad

The Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) Islamabad, a subsidiary organization of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Islamabad, working under the Ministry of Science and Technology, is organizing the International Day for Biological Diversity 2013 in collaboration with PSF and ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountains Development) on 22 May 2013 at PMNH, Garden Avenue, H-7 Shakarparian, Islamabad.

Dr. Sania Nishtar, Federal Minister for Science and Technology is the Chief Guest of the ceremony. A full Day programme covers an Inaugural Session beginning with the visit of the Museum Galleries meeting school students contesting for poster competition and nature photography competition. Speeches by School Students, Researchers, Conservationists, Development Professionals and Policy makers. Experts and Professionals share their thoughts/presentations in the Technical Session following the Inaugural session (afternoon).

On Behalf of the Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro, professionals working in various areas of Biodiversity and its conservation in Research/Development organizations are cordially invited to join us in the celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2013.

Websites


  Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation, Shah Latif University Botanical Garden & Herbarium, Khairpur
This month's “etALk” newsletter issued by the Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, gives a snapshot of the celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity at the CBC. Read more ->

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