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Green Guards protecting nature in Tharparkar by BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/2011/08/110815_peacock_guards_zs.shtml

Aridlands Newsletter Arizona- RIOD and SCOPE: Communication initiatives and local projects in Asia
http://ag.arizona.edu/oals/ALN/aln41/arif.html

Sustainable land management
http://www.slmp.org.pk/sindh.asp

International Land Coalition calls for improved land governance to combat desertification, land degradation and poverty
http://www.global-mechanism.org/news--events/news/international-land-coalition-calls-for-improved-land-governance-to-combat-desertification-land-degradation-and-poverty

From Rio 1992 to Johannesburg 2002: A Case Study of Implementing Sustainable Development in Pakistan
http://law.nus.edu.sg/sybil/downloads/articles/SJICL-2002-2/SJICL-2002-683.pdf

You tube SCOPE’s documentary Thar and water
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjxO-Iz6tSw

Thar and water-SCOPE’s documentary on You tube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjxO-Iz6tSw&;feature=related

You tube- SCOPE’s Geo coverage, women protection trees
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qv2dVx82so

You tube- Geo coverage of SCOPE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7XEWNaOrCM

Walk held against chopping of trees
http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/node/48117

http://archives.dawn.com/2008/03/17/local15.htm

World Water Day celebrated at Thatta by SCOPE
http://rightsnowpak.wordpress.com/2011/03/25/1577/

Land Grabbing in Pakistan
http://www.zoneasia-pk.com/zoneasia-pk/index.php?option=com_content&;view=article&id=5120:corporate-farming-in-pakistan-to-increase-poverty-food-insecurity&catid=48:agriculure&Itemid=72  

You tube SCOPE’s project on Bio Sand Filter
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cHF9r1oPBk&;feature=related

You tube conservation in Tharparkar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfTt1j66yZo&;feature=related

Geo TV-SCOPE’s Green Guards of Thar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uoh0kXhubU&;feature=related

You tube- SCOPE’s documentary on Water in Sindh Kohistan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm2SfTBk-q0&;feature=related

Combating Desertification through SCOPE’s water harvesting project
http://webapps01.un.org/dsd/caseStudy/public/displayDetailsAction.do?code=458

DRYNET Case study-Access to clean water in remote parts of Sindh Province
http://www.dry-net.org/index.php?page=3&;successstoryId=22

IGES Japan-SCOPE case study on pursuing indigenous communities of Tharparkar to protect wildlife
http://www.iges.or.jp/en/news/event/isap2009/pdf/day2/27m_404Tanveer.pdf

APFED Showcase projects-SCOPE Pursuing Indigenous Community of Wildlife Hunting Tribes Communities of Tharparkar, to protect wildlife, through social mainstreaming, organization and capacity building
http://www.apfedshowcase.net/showcase_detail.php?id=10

Press Information department Govt. of Pakistan-Desertification is cancer for fertile soil
http://www.pid.gov.pk/press09-02-09.htm

SCOPE a focal point of ILC
http://ilc.swerve.it/organizations/scope

GEF NGOs-SCOPE
http://www.gefngo.org/formmaster.cfm?&;menuid=18&action=view&orgid=272&preaction=main

Solar electrification in Thatta
http://amarguriro.com/?p=312

Pakistan today-Corporate Farming in Pakistan to increase poverty and food insecurity
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2011/07/%E2%80%98corporate-farming-in-pakistan-to-increase-poverty-food-insecurity%E2%80%99/

Pakistan times-land grabbing and corporate farming to deepen hunger and poverty
http://www.pak-times.com/2011/07/05/land-grabbing-corporate-farming-to-deepen-hunger-poverty-and-unemployment-moot/

International Land Coalition (ILC)- Land grabbing, corporate farming to deepen hunger, poverty, and unemployment: Moot
http://www.commercialpressuresonland.org/press/land-grabbing-corporate-farming-deepen-hunger-poverty-and-unemployment-moot

National Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management for addressing Climate Change in Pakistan
http://ww2.ciit-isb.edu.pk/ms/News&;Events/NationalConference.htm

Relief web-Drought threatens nomads with famine
http://reliefweb.int/node/63160

Malir dump of expired pesticide
http://www.albionmonitor.com/0102a/malir.html

SCOPE’s presentation at UNCCD CoP-9, Argentina
http://www.unccd.int/cop/cop9/sideevents/docs/09-scope-pakistan-cop-91.pdf

Desertification action not possible until fair land management addressed 25 April 2012
http://www.rtcc.org/living/desertification-action-not-possible-until-fair-land-management-addressed/

Cooperative farming better than corporate farming
http://www.tbl.com.pk/cooperative-farming-alternate-to-corporate-farming/

SCOPE, a member of FANSA, has launched “Operation Clean Water” in which we are distributing clean drinking water among the affected population around Thatta city, in district Sindh.
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June 17th marks the World Day to Combat Desertification, as on this day the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was adopted in 1994 at Paris
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National Conference on Integrated water resource management to address Climate Change in Pakistan held on April 28, 2010 at Islamabad.
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SCOPE made discussion paper on Water, Sanitation and Human settlements with other stakeholders.
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SCOPE organized side event in COP-9 with the collaboration of ILC, GM, IFAD, UNCCD on Desertification and Rural Poverty: is improved land Governance Essential.
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SCOPE success story on UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs-Division for Sustainable Development. Read story.
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SCOPE success Story on UN-Sustainable Development on "Combating Desertification Through Stakeholders Participation, With The Construction Of A Delay Action Check Dam At Khar – Gadap, Malir"
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SCOPE organized national workshop on Combating desertification.
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SCOPE’s UNDP-SGP project catch media attraction
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Ms. Sharmila Farooqi, Advisor to Chief Minster of Sindh, visited Nagarparkar, with Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE), to observe deforestation process in Nagarparkar.
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A roundtable held at local hotel in Karachi on “Corporate Farming or Land Grab” on 17 October 2009, organized by Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE)
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SCOPE’s CEO gave presentation in International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pecific, 26-27 June 2009.
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Amendment to wildlife protection laws sought
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Three environment groups — the IUCN, the World Wide Fund for Nature in Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and the Society for the Conservation and Protection of the Environment (SCOPE).
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SCOPE’s express views on Climate Change on Panos Radio South Asia
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RIOD and SCOPE: Communication initiatives and local projects in Asia
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SCOPE project with APFED.
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SCOPE’s presentation on Land reforms and UNCCD.
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SCOPE’s presentation on Rainwater harvesting in drought affected areas in Sindh in WWF-4.
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Drinking water purification by using bio sand filtration technology
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FANSA-PAk arrange advocacy training on WATSAN on dated 30-31 March, Islamabad.
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