Iran endemic wildlife

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  • Wildlife population shrinking towards extinction 2022-03-04 17:42

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Wildlife population shrinking towards extinction

    TEHRAN – The entire populations of wildlife species are shrinking and the remaining populations will go extinct in the near future unless humans change their practices.

  • Wildlife population 4-folded in private sanctuaries 2022-02-02 18:10

    Wildlife population 4-folded in private sanctuaries

    TEHRAN – The population of prominent wildlife species such as the wild goats and urials in private sanctuaries has increased 1.5 to 4 times after a period of 8 to 9 years, Hassan Akbari, deputy head of natural environment and biodiversity of the Department of Environment (DOE), said.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Illegal trade of unique Persian horned viper banned 2019-08-27 19:09

    Illegal trade of unique Persian horned viper banned

    TEHRAN – Illegal trade of spider-tailed horned viper, a unique species of viper endemic to western Iran, has been banned by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Hamid Zohrabi, deputy Department of Environment (DOE) chief has announced.

  • 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.