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  • Faculty Name : Mr. Fathul Bari
  • Designation : Lecturer
  • educational qualification :MPhil
  • Email: bari@uoch.edu.pk


Mr. Fathul Bari is working as lecturer at the Department of Zoology, University of Chitral. He graduated from the historic Islamia College Peshawar. Later, he earned M.Phil. in Wildlife Ecology, from the Department of Animal Science, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Before joining the Department of Zoology, UoCh, he worked as Research Associate with the Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan. He has extensive experience in community-based conservation activities. He has also gathered vast experience in field surveys and wildlife census in the northern region of Pakistan. He also contributed to the development of management plan for the Karakoram Pamir Landscape, one of the priority landscapes for snow leopard conservation. Additionally, he is dealing the affairs of Wildlife and Ecosystem Research Cell, Deptt; of Zoology, University of Chitral, acting as In-charge of the cell.

As a researcher he is interested in wildlife & natural resource management in the mountain ecosystem and the underlying conservation issues. He studies wildlife and their conservation issues coupling non-invasive survey techniques and social survey tools. Contributing to several megaprojects, he also has gained experience in environmental impact assessment of developmental projects.

Research Publication

  1. Din J, Ud., Bari, F., Ali, H., Rehman, E., Adli, D, S, H., Abdullah, N, A., Rashid, Y, N., Kabir, M., Hameed, S., Nawaz, M, A., 2022. Drivers of snow leopard poaching and trade in Pakistan and implications for management. Nature Conservation 46: 49–62. https://doi.org/10.3897/natureconservation.46.76036
  2. Younis, M., Ullah, S., Bari, F., Asif, M., Ilyas, M., Rauf, M., Rehman, E., Noor, R., Arif, M., Nawaz, M, A., 2022. Relative Abundance of Mammalian Fauna of Chitral Gol National Park, Pakistan. Pak. J. of Zoology. https://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.pjz/20190524060510
  3. Rehman, E., Ahmad, S., Bari, F*., Khan, N, U., Khan, A., Khattak, R, H., 2022. Documenting Nesting and Breeding Ecology Along with Time Activity Budget of White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) in Swat, Pakistan. Pak. J. of Zoology
  4. Khattak, R.H.; Teng, L., Ahmad, S.; Bari, F.; Rehman, E.U., Shah, A.A.; Liu, Z. 2022. In Pursuit of New Spaces for Threatened Mammals: Assessing Habitat Suitability for Kashmir Markhor (Capra falconeri cashmeriensis) in the Hindukush Range. Sustainability 2022, 14, 1544. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14031544
  5. Khattak, R. H., Teng, L., Mehmood, T., Ahmad, S., Bari, F., Rehman, E. U., & Liu, Z. (2021). Understanding the Dynamics of Human–Wildlife Conflicts in North-Western Pakistan: Implications for Sustainable Conservation. Sustainability, 13(19), 10793.
  6. Khattak, RH., Xin, Z., Ahmad, S., Bari, F., A, Khan., Nabi, G., Shah, AA., Khan S., Rehman, E. 2021. Feral dogs in Chitral gol national park, Pakistan: a potential threat to the future of threatened Kashmir Markhor (Capra falconeri cashmiriensis) Brazilian Journal of Biology. https://doi.org/10.1590/1519-6984.245867  
  7. Ahmad, S., Bari, F*., Kabir, M., Baig, MA., Khan, T., Khattak, RH., Rehman, EU., 2021. Population Status and Roost Site Selection of Endangered Egyptian Vultures (Neophron percnopterus) in Poonch River Mahasheer National Park, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. J. Raptor Res. 55(1):99–105  https://doi.org/10.3356/JRR-20-09   
  8. Hameed S, Hameed, S., ud Din, J., Ali, H., Kabir, M., Younas, M., Rehman E., Bari, F., Hao, W., Bischof, R. and Nawaz, M.A., 2020. Identifying Priority Landscapes for Conservation of Snow Leopards in Pakistan. PLoS ONE 15(11):e0228832. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228832
  1. Bari F. Rehman E, Muhammad K and Ahmad S. 2020. An extension to the known wintering range of the Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis, in the Poonch and Jhelum Valleys, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Ardeola 67:2, 111-118
  2. Ahmad S, Rehman E, Muhammad K & Bari F*. 2020. Population Status and Nesting Activity of White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Kotli District, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Ornithol Sci 19: 55 – 61.
  3. Rehman E, Muhammad S, Bari F. et al. 2018. Investigating a Population of Brown bear (Ursus arctos) in K2 Valley Karakoram Range of Northern Pakistan. International Bear News. Vol. 27. 3: 27-29
  4. Bari F & Nawaz MA. 2019. Shades of Grey: Human Wildlife Conflict in Northern Pakistan. HORNBILL April-June. 2019. Pp- 84-89
  5. Yousafzai AM, Khattak AF, Bari F. et al. 2017. Bioaccumulations of some heavy metals: Analysis and comparison of Labeo rohita & Cyprinus carpio from Sardaryab, KPK, Pakistan: BioMed Research International. 5801432 https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5801432
  6. Bari F*, Yousafzai AM and Shah S. 2014. Similarity in ichthyodiversity of two connected rivers in Pak-Afghan border: River Chitral and River Bashgal and their frequency of distribution. J. Bio. & Env. Sci., 5:21-2
  7. Ahmad S, Yousafzai AM, Bari F* and Ullah T. 2014. Assessment of heavy metals in surface water of River Panjkora Dir Lower, KPK Pakistan. J. Bio. & Env. Sci., 5:144-152.
  8. Ahmad S, Shah S, Bari F, Saeed K and Akhtar N. 2016. Assessment of water quality of River Bashgal. J. Bio. & Env. Sci., 8: 6,14-25

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Courses at UOCH

  1. Environmental Biology
  2. Principles of Animal Life-II
  3. Animal Behaviour
  4. Principles of Animal Life-I

Curriculum Vitae

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