Tag: drought

The Nature Engineered Distinctive DNA of Camel to Beat the Challenge of Climate Change


Thank God, my dream came true as; specially engineered camel DNA (revealed in a recent study) makes this unique animal a solution to climate change and other challenges. The study ( the author was part of it) published in PNAS with full access here. a day… Continue Reading “The Nature Engineered Distinctive DNA of Camel to Beat the Challenge of Climate Change”

Saving Life on Earth–Saving Biodiversity — GarryRogers Nature Conservation


Human Impact on Biodiversity Unaware of the consequences of its behavior, the growing human population is erasing sixty-five million of years of biodiversity recovery since the massive extinction that eliminated dinosaurs and most other species. This is without doubt the greatest issue of our… Continue Reading “Saving Life on Earth–Saving Biodiversity — GarryRogers Nature Conservation”

Is Climate Change Well Understood?


The climate change is reality A huge set of data and the prevailing situations are witnessed of a catastrophic climate change happening. Almost all the major part of the societies are agreed that climate change is happening and the agriculture system will suffer further.… Continue Reading “Is Climate Change Well Understood?”

Alarming Facts about Desertification, Drought and Catastrophes


Be among the first to know  12 February 2016 Hot off the press! A new analysis issued by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that 2015 – the hottest year on record – confirmed that weather and climate-related disasters now… Continue Reading “Alarming Facts about Desertification, Drought and Catastrophes”

Challenges of Climate Change~ Camels’ Adaptation Strategy is Overwhelmingly Useful


Camel has adapted mechanisms that allow it to withstand prolonged water deprivation, high temperature, especially in the absence of readily available water, and survive when feed resources are scarce or of poor quality. Heat tolerance is in part due to its’ ability to minimize… Continue Reading “Challenges of Climate Change~ Camels’ Adaptation Strategy is Overwhelmingly Useful”

RESILIENCE OF NATIVE LIVESTOCK BREEDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE


The globe is under stressful pressure of climate change. Droughts, erratic and unseasonal rains, floods, and rise in mercury are the salient features of climate change. Some regions are under the severe affects of climate change, i.e. Saharan & and horn Africa and South-east Asia. Pakistan,… Continue Reading “RESILIENCE OF NATIVE LIVESTOCK BREEDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE”

Camel, an incredible creature in difficult environment


Camel, an incredible creature in difficult environment.

REGIONAL COOPERATION! An Approach for Camel Advocacy


Abstract Camel is a precious animal genetic resource of drylands and harsh ecosystems of the globe. The camel is highly adapted to the difficult and hostile environment of its habitat. It also produces precious products, especially milk in a very low or even zero… Continue Reading “REGIONAL COOPERATION! An Approach for Camel Advocacy”

Lessons learnt from droughts in North-eastern Balochistan


We are the custodian of the livestock breeds, so we tried our best as our ancestors did to save it at any cost. The first possible solution for the problem to save livestock in hard years we found is culling of the larger herd/flocks.… Continue Reading “Lessons learnt from droughts in North-eastern Balochistan”

Jathnasal or Redi Breed of Camel


In continuation of the previous blog. Jathnasal or Raidi camel Breed The habitat of Raidi breed is Kachhi basin ecological zone of the province. This breed is belonging to the mobile indigenous people of Jath community.  The breeding herds of Jathnasal breed are usually… Continue Reading “Jathnasal or Redi Breed of Camel”

ILLEGAL CAMEL EXPORT ERODING CAMELS’ GENETIC RESOURCES IN PAKISTAN


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2011 Threatening camel population in Pakistan Pakistan is the cradle of animal genetic resources, camel is one of the most special. Pakistan is home to more than 20 breeds of camel, living in different types of habitats and ecosystems. Camel provides… Continue Reading “ILLEGAL CAMEL EXPORT ERODING CAMELS’ GENETIC RESOURCES IN PAKISTAN”

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