Iran’s wildlife species

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  • 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.

  • Asiatic cheetah 2019-01-09 12:36

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    What are the potential strategies to mitigate cheetah mortalities on Iran’s roads?

    Collisions with vehicles are known to be a source of cheetah mortality in countries such as Iran. In Iran, the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah, with fewer than 50 individuals left in the wild, is particularly susceptible to this threat.

  • ‘Iran's wildlife population shrinking at alarming rate’ 2018-11-18 21:41

    ‘Iran's wildlife population shrinking at alarming rate’

    TEHRAN – The country’s wild species population is shrinking at an alarming rate as many of the species are facing a decline being killed in car crashes as a result of road construction in the middle of forests and depletion of their habitats, chief of Alborz province department of environment (DOE) has said.

  • Asiatic cheetahs spotted for 3rd time this year in central Iran 2018-09-17 09:48

    Asiatic cheetahs spotted for 3rd time this year in central Iran

    TEHRAN — Two Asiatic cheetahs have been spotted at the Behabad county located in Yazd province, for the third time since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), the provincial department of environment chief has said.

  • Marsh crocodiles in good condition in Iran 2018-09-09 17:20

    Marsh crocodiles in good condition in Iran

    TEHRAN - The population of marsh crocodiles is rising in Iran, as some 400 of them have been spotted in the country so far, YJC quoted Hamid Zohrabi, deputy environment chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate, as saying on Friday.

  • New wildlife rehabilitation center launched in Iran 2018-09-03 08:47

    New wildlife rehabilitation center launched in Iran

    TEHRAN – The first wildlife rehabilitation center providing care and treatment for animals has been launched in Alborz province, northern part of the country, Fardin Hakimi, the chief of provincial department of environment announced on Sunday.

  • Entry to southwestern protected areas prohibited 2018-05-24 06:34

    Entry to southwestern protected areas prohibited

    TEHRAN — Considering the beginning of wildlife breeding season in Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad province’s protected areas, southwestern Iran, people are banned from entering the region, the provincial chief of the department of environment has said.

  • Iran’s wildlife species 2017-07-16 18:40

    “Life of Desert” to display artists’ concern about the environment 

    TEHRAN – A group of artists have come together in an art project titled “Life of Desert” to express their concern about species in danger of extinction.