Iran’s wildlife species

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  • Should we hand-feed animals or not? 2020-12-29 18:21

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Should we hand-feed animals or not?

    TEHRAN – Hand-feeding the animals in cold seasons has been controversial as opponents believe that it weakens their immune system and changes their habits, but proponents believe that it does not significantly affect the animals’ routine.

  • COVID-19: economic pressure plundering nature 2020-11-23 17:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19: economic pressure plundering nature

    TEHRAN – Rising economic pressures and declining public revenues since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak have caused profiteers and poachers to once again attack natural resources and plunder the environment to make up for their income shortcomings.

  • First wildlife breeding center in North Khorasan to be set up 2020-09-16 19:14

    First wildlife breeding center in North Khorasan to be set up

    TEHRAN – The first wildlife breeding center in North Khorasan province will be established by a private-sector investor, Mehdi Allahpour, head of the provincial department of the environment, has stated.

  • Keramat Garden, a place for helping injured, orphaned wildlife 2020-06-29 16:22

    Keramat Garden, a place for helping injured, orphaned wildlife

    TEHRAN – Every year, many animals are injured by predators or are orphaned at their natural habitats. They are handed over to Keramatollah Riahi who owns a rehabilitation center in the southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Shahaboddin Montazemi, director of the wildlife's conservation office at the DOE 2020-06-05 20:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Environment Day: Iran outlines plan to protect its rich biodiversity

    TEHRAN – Because the most important part of wildlife conservation is habitat preservation, the Department of Environment (DOE) has developed several national programs, 10 of which are underway, and 10 others will soon be finalized to implement, Shahaboddin Montazemi, director of the wildlife's conservation office at the DOE told the Tehran Times.

  • National congress on wildlife diseases, conservation to be held 2019-07-31 21:00

    National congress on wildlife diseases, conservation to be held

    TEHRAN – Tehran will play host to the first national congress on wildlife diseases and conservation which will be held in the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22- December 21), Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • Kaveh-Deh in northeastern Tehran defined protected area 2019-07-22 20:05

    Kaveh-Deh in northeastern Tehran defined protected area

    TEHRAN – Kaveh-Deh, a hunting prohibited region in northeastern Tehran, has been defined as a protected area, being included in the Department of Environment (DOE) list, Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

  • DOE plans to conserve Lake Urmia islands ecosystem 2019-07-07 20:06

    DOE plans to conserve Lake Urmia islands ecosystem

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) will implement four plans on reviving the endangered ecosystem and wildlife of the Lake Urmia islands, Hamid Zohrabi, DOE deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate, announced.

  • Is there protective objective or just benefit behind keeping wildlife species in zoos? 2019-05-15 20:06

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Animals in captivity: Is there such a thing as a good zoo?

    TEHRAN – The recent activities of Tehran Zoological Garden have sparked a heated debate between advocates of animal rights and zoo directors, on whether or not zoos endanger wildlife species for their own interests or they have educational and protective objectives.

  • Animal, botanic garden inaugurated in Tehran 2019-05-05 20:41

    Animal, botanic garden inaugurated in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A garden dedicated to preserve and display different endemic plants and animals have been inaugurated near Chitgar Lake, in northwestern part of Tehran, Fars news agency reported on Saturday.