TITLE

Pakistan: Terminal operator realizes the importance of mangrove forests

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
CFA Newsletter;Mar2013, Issue 60, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the partnership of Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd. (PIBT) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources (IUCN) to plant mangroves at Korangi Creek in Pakistan. Marine Group of Cos. chairperson Haleem Siddiqui lauded the efforts of planting sapling over 500 acres, making people become conscious about environmental issues. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema of IUCN notes that mangroves serve as natural barriers against tsunamis and cyclones.
ACCESSION #
87614415

 

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