Kopet Dag

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  • 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.

  • Kopet Dag in Shirvan county, northeastern North Khorasan province 2018-09-08 00:36

    ‘Local communities play a minor part in managing protected areas’

    TEHRAN — One of the main drawbacks associated with the management of protected areas in the country is that local communities play a minor part in preserving these areas, deputy environment chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate has said.

  • Iran’s Kopet Dag added to UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves 2018-08-11 17:30

    Iran’s Kopet Dag added to UNESCO's world network of biosphere reserves

    TEHRAN — Kopet Dag in Shirvan county, northeastern North Khorasan province, has received UNESCO recognition for biosphere reserves, North Khorasan provincial chief of department of environment has said.