ECOSF participated in a meeting on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme organized by the UNESCO

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UNESCO organized a meeting on Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) on January 4, 2019 at UNESCO office in Islamabad. UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an Intergovernmental Scientific Programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments. The aim of the meeting was to identify the Climate Change Challenges and formulate a formal action plan to work on climate change hazards. The meeting also discussed the conservation of biospheres natural resources.

Ms. Vibeke Jensen, Director UNESCO Islamabad welcomed the participants to the meeting and highlighted the efforts of UNESCO in conservation of natural resources. Dr. Miguel CLÜSENER-GODT, Director, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, Secretary, Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme presented the detailed outline of Biosphere programs.

President ECO Science Foundation Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro participated and contributed to the discussion in the meeting. Subsequently, the way forward was presented to restore the biospheres and implement preventive measures on emergency basis to be taken to face the upcoming challenges of climate change.

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