Caspian seal

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  • Caspian Sea grappling with poor waste management 2020-08-10 17:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Caspian Sea grappling with poor waste management

    TEHRAN – Waste management in the Caspian Sea is on the verge of crisis and seriously threatens the Sea’s environment, Ahmad Reza Lahijanzadeh, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) for the marine environment, said.

  • Dutch vet dedicates years to save Caspian seals in Iran 2019-12-31 21:27

    Dutch vet dedicates years to save Caspian seals in Iran

    TEHRAN – Lenie 't Hart, a 78-year-old Dutch animal caretaker and animal rights activist, has spent 50 years on preserving seals, especially Caspian seals, which are exposed to environmental pollution and are at risk of extinction.

  • Caspian seals population shrinking alarmingly 2019-08-24 20:00

    Caspian seals population shrinking alarmingly

    TEHRAN – Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have faced a sharp decline in population over the past three decades, pushing the species towards extinction, Davood Mirshekar, deputy chief of the Department of Environment for marine ecosystems, has stated.

  • 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.