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Explore the Nature Series

The beautiful national parks and forests of Pakistan are part of our natural heritage. There are approximately 29 protected areas or national parks in Pakistan which are declared as such because of their biodiversity and ecological importance. On a mission to spread awareness with regards to the spectacular beauty and national importance of these parks, The Dawood Foundation has made documentaries; Mangroves – Custodians of the Coast, Cliffwalkers of Chitral Gol and Margalla – Urban Wilderness.

These films show the close link between the land, animals and the communities that live around them. They show the magnificence of the natural landscape in Pakistan and inspire a sense of affinity with the animals as well as the people who are in consonance as well as conflict with them.

To reach as many people as possible, the documentaries are available to download or watch for free in English, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, and Khawar.

TDF Dissemination Drive:

TDF Nature Series is free to public viewing. These documentaries have been screened across Pakistan in educational institutes, corporate offices and public spaces.

In this regards, TDF also collaborated with Department of Education & Literacy, Govt. of Sindh to screen TDF Nature Series. TDF trucks went to schools in the morning to show the documentaries to school children and in the evening, these trucks would set up screens at various public places for people to watch. A total of 182 schools were visited and 88,725 have watched the documentaries.

Float visited public schools in morning to screen documentaries while large gathering of viewers at communal gathering/ community halls were educated and entertained in evenings. These documentaries initiated and engaged viewers in positive discussions to make their environment better and greener.

We hope that by highlighting these essential environmental issues on a national scale will bring home its crucial significance for the generations to come.

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Mangroves – Custodians of the Coast

Mangrove forests are spread across the coastal line of Pakistan. This unique ecosystem is a sanctuary to numerous indigenous and migratory  birds, terrestrial and marine life. It guards our shores with its dense system.

Chitral Gol National Park

Chitral Gol is a narrow valley, broadening out into a basin surrounded by high peaks. Numerous tributaries drain into the Chitral Gol, which flows southwards into the Kunar River. Famous for its Markhor goats, Siberian ibex, Snow Leopards,Golden eagle and many more animals.

Margalla Hills National Park

An extension of the Islamabad wildlife sanctuary, Margalla Hills National Park, is located in the foothills of the Himalayan range. The topography is rugged, with numerous valleys and many steep and even precipitous slopes. The area is drained by the River Kurang and its tributaries, which flow into the River Soan. The park was setup to provide refugee to Gray Goral, Barking deer and the Leopard.

TDF Education Promo

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