How do Plants talk with each other?

How do Plants talk with each other?

In this webinar by Dr Usman Rasheed, we talk about plant communication, amazing right? We all talk and communicate with each other, but what if we told you that plants could do the same? Does something as cool as… 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒖𝒏𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 really exist?

Wildlife of Pakistan (پاکستان کی جنگلی حیات): Webinar by Dr Fakhar i Abbas

Wildlife of Pakistan (پاکستان کی جنگلی حیات): Webinar by Dr Fakhar i Abbas

On August 31, 2021, we had an exciting webinar with Dr Fakhar-i-Abbas about the Wildlife of Pakistan (پاکستان کی جنگلی حیات) with a special focus on the wild mammals of our country! Watch this recording of his talk to be amazed yourself about just how diverse and fascinating the wild mammals of our country are.

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Dr Fakhar-i-Abbas is Professor of zoology and the Founder and Director of the Institute of Natural and Management Sciences. He is also the CEO of the Centre for Bioresource Research, and former Country Manager (for Pakistan) of the World Society for the Protection of Animals. He holds a PhD in zoology from the University of Punjab and has completed his postdoc at the Wright State University, USA. Dr Abbas has also authored a book on Animal Rights in Islam and as a truly passionate wildlife biologist, he has more than 20 years of experience in rehabilitation and conservation of wildlife animals.
Birds of Pakistan – A webinar with Prof. Z. B. Mirza

Birds of Pakistan – A webinar with Prof. Z. B. Mirza

On June 4, 2021, the Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS) hosted  Prof. Z. B. Mirza (Senior Ornithologist, Conservationist, and Bird Artist) for a webinar on the Birds of Pakistan! The event was streamed live on our Facebook page. The webinar, where we embark on an exhilarating journey of exploring the birds of Pakistan, can now be also watched on our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/26RJRG3yIZw.

Prof. Z. B. Mirza (Prof. Zahid Baig Mirza) is the most experienced naturalist and ornithologist of Pakistan and has gained widespread international and national recognition for his dedicated work as a field scientist. To date, Prof. Mirza has authored over 60 research publications and 27 books including the widely acclaimed Field Guide to Birds of Pakistan and the Illustrated Handbook of Animal Biodiversity of Pakistan. Prof. Mirza is also a senior member of Islamabad Wildlife Management Board and Chair of its Scientific Committee, the Chairman of the Snow Leopard Foundation, Professional Consultant for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Management Plans of Pakistan, and an Executive Member of the WWF Scientific Council Pakistan. Prof. Mirza is the recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards and is also celebrated as one of the founding members of WWF, Pakistan and the First Director of the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Islamabad along with the awardee of numerous other accolades!

We, at KSS, thoroughly enjoyed learning about some of the most interesting features of the birds of Pakistan with Prof. Z. B. Mirza, and wholeheartedly hope that you will also benefit from this exciting session!

This webinar is a part of a series by KSS to celebrate the biodiversity in Pakistan and inform the general audience about the threats faced by some endangered fauna species, and the need to conserve them.