Golestan National Park

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  • Golestan National Park 2017-12-17 08:27

    $7.5m earmarked for Golestan National Park

    National parks budget raised by threefold

    TEHRAN – The budget of Golestan National Park, northern Iran, will rise to 300 billion rials (nearly $7.5 million) in the next Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, 2018.

  • FARNAZ HEIDARI 2017-09-10 18:29

    Farnaz Heidari

    Well-trained shepherds, dogs minimize human-carnivore conflicts

    Dr. Igor Khorozyan is well known for his works on large mammalian carnivores and wildlife assessment. He and his Iranian colleagues tried to study individual leopard attacks on sheep and goats in 34 villages near Golestan National Park. They obtained and analyzed data on 39 attacks and evaluated the effects of shepherds and dogs on livestock depredation by leopards in north-eastern Iran. Tehran Times had an interview with Dr. Khorozyan to discuss some of the latest issues in this field.

  • Igor Khorozyan 2017-08-20 10:50

    By Farnaz Heidari

    Digging deep into human-carnivore conflicts in Iran

    Human-carnivore conflicts is rapidly increasing in Iran. For instance just recently a young boy who was tending his sheep was attacked by a black bear on July 10, 2017 on the outskirts of a village in Jiroft, southeastern province of Kerman.