Iran’s biosphere reserves

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  • 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.

  • Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year 2021-06-11 18:41

    Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year

    TEHRAN – Some 182 forest reserves with an area of 410,000 hectares were identified and registered across the country over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021), according to a recent report by the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization.

  • Special budget allocated to protect biosphere reserves 2021-01-12 17:53

    Special budget allocated to protect biosphere reserves

    TEHRAN – Two biosphere reserves, namely Golestan and Dena, will receive special funds in the national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Dena biosphere reserve displays natural uniqueness 2020-10-10 16:24

    Dena biosphere reserve displays natural uniqueness

    TEHRAN – Dena biosphere reserve, located in the Central Zagros Mountains of Iran, is home to a vast range of plant species and several endangered and endemic mammal species that displays nature’s inspirations.

  • Arjan Biosphere Reserve: from terrestrial to aquatic life 2020-09-21 18:18

    Arjan Biosphere Reserve: from terrestrial to aquatic life

    TEHRAN – The Arjan and Parishan Biosphere Reserve, situated in the Zagros Mountains in the Caucasus-Iranian highlands, encompasses terrestrial as well as water habitats, where significant elevation difference creates a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

  • A biosphere reserve 180 times more valuable than average land 2020-09-06 17:26

    A biosphere reserve 180 times more valuable than average land

    TEHRAN – The Tang-e-Sayad and Sabzkuh Biosphere Reserve is located in the southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province. It is estimated that each hectare of the area is 180 times more valuable than average land in Iran in terms of richness of plants and wildlife diversity.

  • A glimpse at unique Kopet Dag biodiversity hotspot 2020-08-26 18:33

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    A glimpse at unique Kopet Dag biodiversity hotspot

    TEHRAN – Kopet Dag biosphere reserve, located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan, holds a great share of exotic and endemic plant genera and species, with natural attractions, cultural diversity, and the presence of local and nomadic communities.