A Journey for Conservation

by Syed Abubakar

WWF-Pakistan through its project Improving Sub-watershed Management and Environmental Awareness in and around Ayubia National Park (G200-Western Himalayas) project, funded by  The Coca-Cola Foundation, organized a capacity building media exposure visit to Nathiagali to sensitize journalists about forest conservation, alternate livelihood interventions, pollution and mobilizing communities to play their role in protecting environment. The visit aimed to highlight the conservation work of WWF-Pakistan in the area, which since 2008 is working with communities to reduce deforestation which leads to climate change. Continue reading

Working in Conservation – An “Outsider’s” Perspective

by Nadia Farooq

There are some things in life that find you when you least expect it; a career in conservation for me was one of those things. After studying economics and business, it was expected that I would have a career in banking or marketing like a majority of my peers. I stumbled upon conservation by sheer chance – a summer internship that eventually led to a career. Continue reading