Biodiversity in Iran

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  • Unique biodiversity: five snake species endemic to Iran 2020-07-27 21:49

    Unique biodiversity: five snake species endemic to Iran

    TEHRAN – Many wildlife species in Iran are unknown to ordinary people. It becomes clear when a video of a spider-tailed horned viper goes viral on social media, and many people wonder whether this strange animal really lives in Iran.

  • Forest park in Tehran to turn into “ecopark” 2020-07-26 21:51

    Forest park in Tehran to turn into “ecopark”

    TEHRAN – Tehran department of environment will transform Sorkheh Hesar forest park into an ecological park, IRIB news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Protected areas to be added by 1m ha 2020-06-07 23:14

    Protected areas to be added by 1m ha

    TEHRAN – One million hectares of natural lands will be added to the country’s protected areas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 2021), deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) for natural resources and biodiversity has stated.

  • National biodiversity monitoring plan prepared 2019-08-25 20:01

    National biodiversity monitoring plan prepared

    TEHRAN – A national plan on monitoring biodiversity has been prepared to manage natural resources and react to changes accordingly in order to maintain protection for the valuable nature, Department of Environment (DOE) deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity, announced.