Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project

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  • Iranian cheetah in critical condition 2021-08-31 17:23

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iranian cheetah in critical condition

    TEHRAN – The population of Asiatic cheetahs in Iran is less than 40, which means that under the current situation and in the long run, not only is it not possible to maintain the species’ population and health but the genetic diversity will be lost and face extinction.

  • Technology comes to help Asiatic cheetah protection in Iran 2020-06-28 16:20

    Technology comes to help Asiatic cheetah protection in Iran

    TEHRAN – Asiatic cheetahs’ habitats in the country will be equipped with satellite surveillance cameras to be constantly monitored online so that protection will increase, IRNA reported.

  • Asiatic cheetahs’ return to birthplace 2020-04-07 17:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Asiatic cheetahs’ return to birthplace: semi-captive living or reaching end of life?

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is transferring three Asiatic cheetahs kept in Tehran’s Pardisan Park to Semnan province where they have been born to live the rest of their life in semi-captive conditions because they are no longer able to reproduce.

  • Esmaeili 2020-02-18 19:12

    Eight Iranian conservationists get jail terms on espionage charges: Judiciary 

    TEHRAN - From the Judiciary’s point of view, the dossier of environmentalists is regarded as an act against national security, the Judiciary spokesman announced on Tuesday, noting a guilty definite verdict has been issued in the case of the eight conservationists on charges of spying. 

  • Iran’s two Asiatic cheetahs reach ‘the bitter end’ 2019-12-11 18:35

    Iran’s two Asiatic cheetahs reach ‘the bitter end’

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs, kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, have reached the bitter end because they have lost their ability to regenerate and should be returned to nature.

  • Asiatic cheetahs in Pardisan Park to undergo semi-captive breeding 2019-10-30 19:20

    Asiatic cheetahs in Pardisan Park to undergo semi-captive breeding

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs, kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, will be transferred to protected areas of central Yazd province for semi-captive breeding, Kiumars Kalantari, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE), has said.

  • Asiatic cheetah 2019-08-31 19:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Will the world’s fastest Asiatic cheetah outrun extinction?

    TEHRAN – Although Iran is the only country which can save the precious species from disappearance, conservation projects fall into a single solution of captive-breeding. Cheetah’s captive-breeding is not necessarily an inefficient plan, nonetheless concerns come up from recent unsuccessful projects. Will the endangered beauty surpass its unknown fate and escape extinction?

  • Artificial insemination failed on cheetah in captivity 2019-07-31 18:09

    Artificial insemination failed on cheetah in captivity

    TEHRAN – Female Asiatic cheetah, Delbar, being kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, has undergone artificial insemination some 100 days ago, but it turned to be unsuccessful, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Asiatic cheetahs spotted in eastern Iran 2019-07-14 19:51

    Asiatic cheetahs spotted in eastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs have been observed in Tabas county, located in South Khorasan province, eastern Iran, since the beginning of this year (March 21), head of Tabas department of environment has said.

  • DOE plans on live capture of cheetahs for conservation 2019-07-01 20:17

    DOE plans on live capture of cheetahs for conservation

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is preparing a plan on capturing two remaining Asiatic cheetahs alive for conservation and reproduction purposes, Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the DOE has said.

  • today photos 2019-06-17 11:56

    ‘Too soon to decide cheetah kept in captivity is pregnant or not’

    TEHRAN – Female Asiatic cheetah, Delbar, kept in captivity, undergone artificial insemination at Pardisan Park in Tehran earlier this year (starting on March 21), and may be pregnant but it is still too soon to determine, Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of the wildlife conservation and management at the Department of Environment has said.

  • $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation 2019-02-13 21:51

    $4m earmarked for Asiatic cheetah conservation

    TEHRAN – A total budget of $4 million will be allocated to prevent the remaining precious species of Asiatic cheetah from extinction, through a five-year plan, deputy environment chief for Department of Environment (DOE) natural environment and biodiversity directorate has announced.

  • DOE builds underpass to avoid Asiatic cheetah road crash death 2019-01-27 10:06

    DOE builds underpass to avoid Asiatic cheetah road crash death

    TEHRAN – In an attempt to provide a safe place for the few surviving Asiatic cheetahs, the Department of Environment (DOE) has constructed an underground passage stretching to 8 kilometers along Abbasabad road in central province of Semnan, Rajab Ali Karegar, the Conservation of the Asiatic Cheetah (CACP) project deputy director has said.

  • Iran considers gestational surrogacy for Asiatic cheetah breeding 2018-12-25 11:32

    Gestational surrogacy an option for Asiatic cheetah breeding

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) has considered using gestational surrogacy as an option to breed the endangered species of Asiatic cheetah, deputy environment chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate has said.

  • ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’ 2018-08-31 15:45

    ‘We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat, so we have to ensure their safety’

    TEHRAN — “We have trespassed cheetah’s habitat and the least we could do is to ensure their safety,” Majid Kharrazian-Moqaddam, director of aquatic wildlife and biodiversity office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Iranian researchers to study artificial insemination on Asiatic cheetahs 2018-08-19 21:46

    Iranian researchers to study artificial insemination on Asiatic cheetahs

    TEHRAN — The environment and sustainable development research center and Royan Institute will jointly launch feasibility study for the possibility of artificial insemination as an option for captive breeding of Asiatic cheetahs, Jalil Badam-Firouz, head of the research center, said on Sunday, Mehr reported.

  • Iran, UNDP prepare draft for Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah 2018-08-18 15:51

    Iran, UNDP prepare draft for Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly drawn up the draft of the Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project (CACP) phase III.