Hyrcanian forests

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  • Ecosystem management best way to protect forests: expert 2019-09-30 18:20

    Ecosystem management best way to protect forests: expert

    TEHRAN – Ecosystem management is the best way to protect forests, land, water and biological resources, Ahmad Nouhegar, University of Tehran faculty member, has said.

  • New plan replaces banned exploitation of endangered Hyrcanian Forest 2019-09-02 20:15

    New plan replaces banned exploitation of endangered Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN – A new plan on sustainable management of Hyrcanian Forest and natural resources has been prepared; through which exploitation of the endangered forest will re-continue in line with sustainability, deputy director for the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has announced.

  • 4WD car rally called off in support of UNESCO-tagged forest 2019-08-03 20:27

    4WD car rally called off in support of UNESCO-tagged forest

    TEHRAN - The Touring & Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran (TACI) has canceled its plan for staging a rally of four-wheel-drive cars that opponents believe could inflict harm to environment of the Hyrcanian Forest, which has been recently designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage.

  • Hyrcanian forests to be equipped with technological support 2019-07-23 14:35

    Hyrcanian forests to be equipped with technological support

    TEHRAN – Hyrcanian forests will be equipped with modern technology devices such as camera traps, drones and fire-detection sensors, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has said.

  • Hyrcanian Forest in Iran 2019-07-06 19:42

    Precious Hyrcanian Forest loses 25,000 ha annually

    TEHRAN – Some 25,000 hectares of Hyrcanian Forest in northern Iran undergo fragmentation mostly due to land use changes for agricultural and residential purposes, wood smuggling and overgrazing, an official with the national network for environmental and natural resources organizations has said.

  • Iran’s Hyrcanian Forest named UNESCO World Heritage site 2019-07-05 19:51

    Iran’s Hyrcanian Forest named UNESCO World Heritage site

    UNESCO on Friday designated Iran’s vast Hyrcanian Forest as a World Heritage site, making it the second such Iranian natural site after Lut Desert, which was granted the tag in 2016.

  • Iran joins UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Baku 2019-07-03 19:39

    Iran joins UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Baku

    TEHRAN – A delegation from Iran arrived in the Azerbaijani capital Baku late on Monday to attend the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

  • UNESCO is to assess Iran’ Hyrcanian Forest for World Heritage 2019-07-02 20:27

    UNESCO is to assess Iran’s Hyrcanian Forest for World Heritage

    TEHRAN – On June 30, the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee kicked off in Baku, Azerbaijan, to assess 36 nominees, including Iran’s Hyrcanian Forest, for possible inscription on the World Heritage list.

  • Iran loses 12,000 ha of forests annually 2019-04-28 22:22

    Iran loses 12,000 ha of forests annually

    TEHRAN – Approximately 12,000 hectares of forests across the country is wiped out annually, an official with Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has said.

  • ‘Further measures required to preserve forests’ 2019-03-06 21:56

    ‘Further measures required to preserve forests’

    TEHRAN – Iran's forest area is approximately 12 million hectares with 0.2 hectares per capita, which is one quarter of the world average, so attention to preserve the forest areas must be four times the global attention, faculty member of the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands has said.

  • Land use change a threat to Hyrcanian Forest 2019-02-15 13:02

    Land use change a threat to Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN – Hyrcanian Forest in northern Iran has undergone a 15 percent fragmentation due to land use changes for agricultural and residential purposes since recent years, while it already has been suffering from pests and disease, an expert in the field of natural resources has said.

  • Single UNESCO dossier compiled for Masouleh, Hyrcanian Forest 2018-12-24 21:13

    Single UNESCO dossier compiled for Masouleh, Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN – Following sustained efforts to earn UNESCO tags for Masouleh and Hyrcanian Forest, Iran tourism chief on Sunday said they are to be assessed as a single property.

  • Iran seeking UNESCO inscription for Hyrcanian Forest 2018-09-23 00:07

    Iran seeking UNESCO inscription for Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN — Iran is seeking to inscribe Hyrcanian Forest (also known as Caspian Forest), in northern parts of the country, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • ‘Cloud forest’ to host international eco-marathon 2018-07-26 09:52

    ‘Cloud forest’ to host intl. eco-marathon

    TEHRAN – Jangal-e Abr (literally meaning cloud forest) in Semnan province will be hosting an international eco-marathon match on August 30.

  • water transfer 2018-01-24 08:46

    ‘Caspian Sea water transfer more disastrous than nuclear explosion’

    TEHRAN – The detrimental impacts of transferring water from the Caspian Sea to the central province of Semnan can be more catastrophic than a nuclear explosion, Mohammad Darvish, a faculty member of the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands said on Monday.