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Wildlife conservation strategies shared with students

By Syed Kosar Naqvi
March 04, 2024
This image shows a Snow Leopard tied in a compound. — AFP/File
This image shows a Snow Leopard tied in a compound. — AFP/File

ABBOTTABAD: The Wildlife Division here observed World Wildlife Day 2024, aligning its efforts with the global theme “Connecting People and Planet: Through Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation.”

The event served as an educational platform that engaged students and teachers in discussions about the importance of wildlife conservation and management. The chosen theme integrated with the division’s ongoing conservation initiatives and highlighted the role of digital innovation in enhancing these efforts.

Both students and teachers gained insights into effective wildlife conservation strategies. The focus on digital innovation showcased the transformative potential of technology in advancing conservation practices, fostering a deeper connection between people and the planet.

This celebration educated the participants and facilitated discussions, underlining Abbottabad Wildlife Division’s commitment to an approach to addressing contemporary challenges in wildlife preservation.

The event underscored the dedication to promoting sustainable practices, marking a significant stride towards harmonizing the relationship between people and the planet. World Wildlife Day, proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, is observed globally on March 3 every year.

The 2024 theme, “Connecting People and Planet: Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation,” emphasizes the critical role of technology in wildlife preservation. It calls for collaboration between people and technology to address conservation challenges and advocates for the adoption of digital tools to ensure the long-term survival of our planet’s biodiversity.