Climate change: Experts propose biodiversity cell

Published: August 4, 2017
Climate change. PHOTO: REUTERS

Climate change. PHOTO: REUTERS

PESHAWAR: Experts at a national workshop on Thursday recommended establishment of a biodiversity cell at climate change ministry to coordinate with provinces and oversee assigned targets for sustainable conservation of forest, wildlife, aquatic life and biodiversity in the country.

The experts who came from across the country also recommended inclusion of biodiversity in the educational curriculum, public awareness, political will and inclusion of biodiversity subject in working plans of forest departments for its sustainable conservation and protection for future generation.

The experts made these recommendations besides others during the concluding day of the two days national workshop on “Implementation of Modalities of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan” organised by Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI), Peshawar under aegis of climate change ministry.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2017.

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