The Cholistan Desert

Cholistan desert is the offshoot of the great Thar desert which is now divided into Pakistan and India. The desert is well known for its livestock breeds, especially Marrecha camel. Cholistan desert is found in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Camel is an Artist

Hi camel lovers, The people ask me, why the trees in the desert look so beautiful and straightly trimmed from the ground side? They really look very beautiful. Now see, how the camel makes it possible? This morning, I shot this picture when the camel was on its task making the tree beautiful. The camel …

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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.  *Sustainability in true sense means ‘considering the …

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My Philosophy of Sustainability

The scientists think that the world will become severely crowded by century 2600 when power consumption could turn the planet into a sizzling fireball Stephen Hawking explains how we could reach Mars in less than an HOUR and Pluto in days. The air will turn red, dry and dusty. In my point of view, the …

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Marrecha Camel~An all purpose camel of Cholistan, Pakistan

Dancing of the Marrecha Camel of Pakistan. The Cholistan desert is part of the ancient Hakra River civilization, one of the oldest of the Aryan settlers in the Indian subcontinent. It is one of the largest deserts in Pakistan, inhabited by around 1.2 million Rohi pastoral people practicing mobile livestock husbandry. This production system is …

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