Caspian seal

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  • National plan for safeguarding Caspian seal drafted 2019-01-13 22:19

    National plan for safeguarding Caspian seal drafted

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is preparing a national action plan on preserving the relict species of Caspian seal in cooperation with the responsible organizations, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • ships to carry message of preserving Caspian seals 2018-08-18 16:57

    Iranian ships to carry message of preserving Caspian seals

    TEHRAN — Given Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have fallen into a drastic decline pushing the specie towards extinction, Iranian ships in the Caspian Sea will display Caspian seal image, deputy environment chief for marine affairs has said.

  • Parvin Farshchi 2017-11-01 20:33

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    A need for national, regional, international co-op to save Caspian seal

    TEHRAN — There is a great need for national, regional and international cooperation to conserve the Caspian seal, an environment official has said.

  • People celebrated the Caspian Sea Day by holding a kite-flying festival last year on the Roudsar beach, Gilan province. 2017-08-12 19:33

    On the occasion of Caspian Sea Day

    TEHRAN — Iran and other Caspian Sea littoral states celebrate Caspian Sea Day, August 12, annually to raise awareness about the environmental ramifications of human interference with this valuable ecosystem.

  • Simon J. Goodman 2017-02-28 07:38

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Caspian seals encounter steep population decline

    Caspian seal are considered as a relict species that are now confined to the Caspian Sea. Seals has been the subject of major international controversy due to the harvesting of its attractive white pups.

  • 12 Heidari-Wildlife Care.JPG 2016/10/02

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Why wildlife management in Iran needs more support?

    Like forests, wildlife has had special value for people, not only for the meat and hides which provides us with food and clothing, but also because we enjoy knowing that we share the Earth with other living creatures, enjoy observing them, and in some cases have made them cultural and even sacred symbols.