Pakistan

Pakistan

The Biodiversity Directorate and Forestry Wing, in collaboration with Machiara National Park and AJK Wildlife Department organized an event at Patteka, Muzaffarabad. The programme included:
  • Presentation highlighting the importance of Climate Change and Biodiversity
  • Public-speaking competition among students
  • Presentations by experts regarding the country’s biodiversity
  • Poster/drawing competition among students and an informal quiz on the subject among participants
  • A guided tour in the area to familiarize students with the components of the ecosystem and how climate change is affecting it

The day’s events ended with the guest speakers participating on a live talk show arranged at a local television station.

The Institute of Pure and Applied Biology of Bahauddin Zakariya University celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity by presenting seminars on the theme of “Biodiversity and Climate Change.”

Graduate students in zoology contributed to this event, under the supervision of their professors. The presentation topics included:
  • Biodiversity of Pakistan: Threats and Conservation Requirements
  • Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity
  • Environmental Philosophy and Ethics
  • Nuclearization and Biodiversity
  • Pharmaceutical Pollutants and Biodiversity
  • Energy Resource Utilization and Its Influence on Biodiversity
  • Fresh Water Crisis and State of Biodiversity in 2025

The Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) in collaboration with the National Cleaner Production Centre-Foundation (MCPC), celebrated IBD through an awareness raising campaign at Morgah Government Girls High School. Speakers included Kotha Kalan, Union Council, Nazim Chaudhry Javed Akhtar Khan, Rawalpindi Education Officer, Naseem Altaf, ARL CBA Union President, and Ali Mardan, ARL HR Manager.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme