From Mountains to Mangroves: Protecting Pakistan's Natural Heritage

ISBN : 9780199405466

Rina Saeed Khan
172 Pages
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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This book informs the reader about the many inspiring stories of conservation activities taking place across Pakistan. The stories are penned in an engaging, personal manner with rigorous research endorsed by WWF-Pakistan. An important record of the recent conservation history of Pakistan, these stories have been selected from the author's travels over the past two decades to far-flung areas ranging from the Karakoram Mountains to the Makran Coast.


List of Figures
Foreword by Dr Kauser Abdulla Malik
1. Valley of Blood: Pakistan-China Border
2. Shandur Pass: Endangered Wilderness
3. Kalash Tribe of Chitral: Struggle for Survival
4. Palas Valley: Wealth of Biodiversity
5. Ayubia Park: Home to Precious Natural Forests
6. Patriata: Last of Punjab's Ravaged Forests
7. Chilgozas: Black Gold of Suleiman Range
8. Juniper Forests: Living Fossils of Ziarat
9. Torghar: Markhor Heroes of Balochistan
10. Salt Range: Rejuvenation of Soan Valley
11. Indus: Saving the Blind Dolphins
12. Desert Lakes: Chotiari Wetlands
13. Toxic Waters: Manchar Lake
14. Keenjhar Lake: Keeping the Legend Alive
15. Indus Delta: Miracle at Keti Bunder
16. Daran: Treasure of a Turtle Beach

About the author: 

Rina Saeed Khan is an award-winning environmental journalist based in Pakistan. She writes on environment and climate change topics for Dawn and Reuters Alert-net in addition to her consultancies for WWF-Pakistan and UNDP-Pakistan. She is now training other journalists in climate change reporting in collaboration with the Heinrich Boll Foundation. Rina has been the recipient of several international awards including the Earth Journalism Award in Copenhagen in 2009 for outstanding climate change reporting from Asia. She has also coauthored Water in the Wilderness: Life in the Coast, Deserts, and Mountains of Pakistan (OUP 2016).

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