Why Bactrian Camel has two Humps and Arabian has one?


The Hump is actually a gift of nature to the camels to adapt and survive in the hardiest and challenging ecosystems. The humps provide energy and water when there is no vegetation for food. As the Bactrian camels live in the ecosystem which has prolonged dry and prolonged cold weathers, they need double treasure of fats to cope such challenging weathers.

The Ancient Trees Heritage of Borai ~ Arya Warsha


Trees are very important, that we all know. They are important because of many reasons, i.e. shade, fruits, feed for animals, fixing atmospheric carbon & producing oxygen, fixing land, purifying/halting winds, providing habitats to insects, birds, reptiles and other animals, scenic attraction, herbal value, building material and anymore. Trees are very important from many angles.…

The World Celebrated the Camel’s Day


The camel is making it space as a sustainable food security animal under changing climate change scenario. One of the most important driving force behind this phenomenon is the precious camel milk (CaM). Lately, many scientific findings have revealed that CaM is a natural remedy for many complex ailments of the human being, ranging from…

Camel, Desert and the Umbrella Tree


The camels, umbrella tree (Acacia tortillas) go hand in hand in the desert. Umbrella tree is one of the most strong and resilient fauna of the extremely dry lands and desert, therefore is acting like a hope for camels during the hot weathers in the sandy deserts. The camels are such a beautiful creatures, especially…

Camel’s Flower (زهر) Tribulus is the Precious Flora of the Arabian Desert~ A Camel Ice-cream Species. Series 5


Tribulus is resilient, beautiful and important flora of the desert. It is resilient to the hardiness of the climate and weather of the desertHaving medicinal value, directly and indirectly (use as a herb also indirectly through camel urine and milk)it is perineal plant but sprouts in spring (March and April after rains) Very much liked…

Camel Manure Compost Trial in Alain, UAE


Camel manure can revolutionaries the agriculture in many regions especially in the Arabian peninsula.

Desert Provides Comfort and Habitat to Many Beautiful Flora and Fauna


Desert is not a hell of sand but a beautiful paradise for a wide and diverse floral and faunal biodiversity. Here, I share some pictures of the desert. I took these pictures in the different time period during my desert exploration walk. You can see different views of the desert in the pictures in the…

The Farming System that Ensures Biodiversity Conservation


Small scaled family farming plays a multidimensional role, ensure not only livelihood but play a pivotal role in biodiversity conservation. Such farmers judiciously use the weeds and herbs grow along with the crops and use the crop residues as animal feed. Here are some pictures, I shot in my hometown Borai, Loralai which show us…

Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 3


The series of the treeography is continued...The other parts (1 and 2) can be found in the links as Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 1, Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 2. In this part of the treeography work under the title of the camel icecream…

The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia


The story is hereby released at the eve of the World Camel Day 2018. The author was invited by the newly established Mongolian Camel Milk Company. The group owns their camels in the desert as their half families live there with the precious livestock in the amazing Gobi. I started traveling from Dubai airport (2…

The Camel Milk Story “Theme of the World Camel Day 2018”


Dear friends and colleagues, Greetings from the camels' world. We, the camel activists celebrate world camel day since last few years. Different groups of the people celebrate this day it in the different parts of the world in different ways. The idea behind celebrating world camel day is to aware the public and the policymakers regarding…

A Symbol of Resilience and Patience~The Acacia Tree of the Arabian Desert


Acacia tortilis tree is an incredible desert creature. It survives in harsh and hostile ecosystems and resist the normal weathering conditions but evolves its resistance to the changing climates. The Ice Cream Species of Plants for the Camel and Goat. Part 1   I always tried to learn the lessons of strength, patience, and resilience of…

The Ultimate Choice or an Old Song with the New Drum?


I hereby to start a discussion about the selection of genetic resource for livelihood in the difficult ecosystems of the world. In my view, a true and durable sustainability of food production can be achieved with the tool of the local/native genetic resources embodied with the traditional knowledge.  The best milk yielder in the deserted…

Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 2


Camel and goats like the salty and spiny species of plants. Such plants are also called ice cream species for camel and goats. In part 1, we discussed the fodder trees which are very much liked by the camels and goats. Here the bushes species will be briefly discussed along with the pictures.The Ice Cream…

Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 1


Camel and goats like the salty and spiny species of plants. Such plants are also called ice cream species for camel and goats. Here, I share some special pictures of such species which I shot today during my morning walk. Haloxylon salicornicum (Ramas) In my homeland, this plant is known as Shorie (Pashtu). Beside the animal…