Iranian mountains

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  • Let’s treasure natural jewels 2021-12-10 17:18

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let’s treasure natural jewels

    TEHRAN – Mountains are home to 15 percent of the world´s population and host about half of the world's biodiversity hotspots. So, we should value these natural jewels.

  • Iranian mountains: a great place to see plants you never have seen before 2020-11-24 18:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iranian mountains: a great place to see plants you never have seen before

    TEHRAN – Iran is a mountainous country harboring an extraordinary vascular flora including many rare and endemic plant species in the alpine zone. The importance of mountain biodiversity for the whole of humanity triggers the necessary changes both in attitude and behavior required to secure mountain biodiversity and its genetic resources for future generations.

  • International Mountain Day: natural treasure must be protected 2019-12-11 18:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    International Mountain Day: natural treasure must be protected

    TEHRAN – Mountains have long been home to people and a source of freshwater, however, they are currently under threat due to climate change and overexploitation, so this is the time to take steps toward protecting the nature’s valuable treasure.