Gorgan Bay

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  • Gorgan Bay revival should gather pace: VP 2022-04-26 17:33

    Gorgan Bay revival should gather pace: VP

    TEHRAN – First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber has urged related officials for speeding up the revitalization of Gorgan Bay, Miankaleh, and Gomishan wetlands in the northern Golestan province.

  • خلیج گرگان،تشنه درمیان آب 2022-02-18 17:32

    Will dredging save Gorgan Bay?

    TEHRAN – More than 35 percent of Gorgan Bay at the south-eastern shore of the Caspian Sea has dried up. Dredging of canals leading to the bay has been announced as one of the solutions, but some experts believe that it needs assessment, considering the topographic conditions of the region.

  • Two main enclosed water bodies shrinking 2021-12-29 17:54

    Two main enclosed water bodies shrinking

    TEHRAN – Gorgan Bay and Lake Urmia, the two main enclosed water bodies in the country, are declining to the extent that they will possibly dry up, Ali Soltanpour, director of hydrography and tidal affairs of the National Cartographic Center, has said.

  • Gorgan Bay running dry at alarming rate 2021-10-29 19:02

    Gorgan Bay running dry at alarming rate

    TEHRAN – Over 27 percent of the 400 square kilometers of Gorgan Bay - the largest gulf in the Caspian Sea - has dried up in recent years, according to the National Cartographic Center.

  • Hope raises for precious biosphere reserves to survive 2021-07-16 21:47

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Hope raises for precious biosphere reserves to survive

    TEHRAN – Gorgan Bay and Golestan National Park are two precious biosphere reserves in the northern Golestan province, that have been endangered, however, the implementation of conservation plans in recent years raises hope for their revival.

  • Conservation plan for Gorgan Bay approved 2021-02-27 17:31

    Conservation plan for Gorgan Bay approved

    TEHRAN – A seven-year plan to revive Gorgan Bay in the Caspian Sea has been approved by the government at the suggestion of the Department of Environment (DOE), First Vice-President Is’haq Jahangiri announced on Saturday.

  • Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade 2020-12-13 17:34

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Gorgan Bay at risk of disappearance within a decade

    TEHRAN – If the backward trend of the Caspian Sea level continues, Gorgan Bay will be completely dried up by the next decade.

  • Gorgan Bay: a late solution to speed up valuable reserve’s demise 2020-11-16 18:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Gorgan Bay: a late solution to speed up valuable reserve’s demise

    TEHRAN – The latest assessment of the National Cartographic Center shows that more than one hundred square kilometers of the Gorgan Bay has dried up, and delay in finding a solution will accelerate the destruction of the valuable reserve.

  • Over $2m earmarked to revive Gulf of Gorgan 2020-07-31 18:09

    Over $2m earmarked to revive Gulf of Gorgan

    TEHRAN – A budget of 9 trillion rials (nearly $2.1 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been earmarked to revive the Gulf of Gorgan in the Caspian Sea, northern Iran.

  • Ashuradeh, Iran’s sole island in the Caspian Sea, is a rich ecological haven for many migratory birds. 2019-12-18 18:52

    Birdwatching can propel tourism growth in Caspian Sea island

    TEHRAN – Ashuradeh, Iran’s sole island in the Caspian Sea, and its surrounding wetlands constitute a rich ecological haven for many migratory birds. However, birdwatching has remained somehow an untapped potential for tourism growth in the coastal region.

  • Migratory birds arrive in Gulf of Gorgan, Ashuradeh Island 2019-11-10 18:28

    Migratory birds arrive in Gulf of Gorgan, Ashuradeh Island

    TEHRAN – The Gulf of Gorgan, the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea in northern Iran, is hosting flocks of migratory birds once again which have flown long distances to spend the cold season.