Asiatic black bear in Iran

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  • Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran 2021-10-15 20:31

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran

    Iran is facing its worst drought in 50 years which has resulted in water shortages for humans and wildlife species.

  • Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear 2021-09-11 17:32

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear

    TEHRAN – The Asiatic black bear, living in southeastern Iran and known as the Baluchi black bear, is an endangered species, so a national committee has been set up to protect the valuable species.

  • ‘Gardeners of nature’ in need of more protection 2020-12-27 19:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    ‘Gardeners of nature’ in need of more protection

    TEHRAN – Bears are useful to the environment, due to helping new plants grow, making soil fertile, as well as maintaining ecosystem balance, but these natural agents are not paid sufficient attention and are highly in need of protection.

  • Habitat destruction, poaching endanger Asiatic black bear 2020-10-30 16:57

    Habitat destruction, poaching endanger Asiatic black bear

    TEHRAN – The Asiatic black bear, living in southeastern Iran and known “mam” in the Baluchi language, has biological, aesthetic, scientific, and educational values, but is being pushed towards extinction due to habitat degradation and illegal poaching.