Biodiversity of Pakistan: Database and Global Networking (BGN) is one of the important project of PMNH funded by Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST). The project is aimed at digitizing the reference collection, automation and networking of PMNH for research and education. It is significantly contributing towards efficient management of collection, retrieval of records, web publishing of information and sharing of biodiversity data. BGN project is part of international programme entitled "Global Biodiversity Information Facility“ (GBIF,

BGN data is available at Click here.

PMNH has sizeable collection of animal, plants fossil, rocks and minerals etc. found in Pakistan. Information about natural history specimens present at other organizations are also available under the following categories:

Our photo galleries are continuously being up- dated. See the diversity in Pakistan.
Animals Plants Rocks/Gemstones

Research publication related to natural history are available and being  continuously     up- dated


The achievements of the researchers in their fields of specialization can be
seen here:


Researchers/Scientists working on natural history material of Pakistan are welcome to join our Donors Club under the Category:


If you have a question look through our FAQs to get an answer or join any of the forums below for specific queries about Zoology, Botany and Geology.


Government of Pakistan