Ramsar Convention

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  • Ramsar Convention Museum to be established 2022-04-26 17:32

    Ramsar Convention Museum to be established

    TEHRAN – The Ramsar Convention Museum will be launched in the northern city of Ramsar with the participation of the private sector, Shahram Fadakar, the director of the Ramsar regional center for education and research in Central and West Asia, has stated.

  • Bandar Khamir, Varzaneh accredited as Ramsar Wetland Cities 2022-04-18 17:44

    Bandar Khamir, Varzaneh accredited as Ramsar Wetland Cities

    TEHRAN – The cities of “Bandar Khamir” near the Khorkhoran International Wetland in Hormozgan province and the city of “Varzaneh” near the Gavkhuni International Wetland in Isfahan province were awarded the title of Wetland City by the Ramsar Convention.

  • تالاب 2022-02-13 17:55

    Golestan wetlands grappling with drought, mismanagement

    TEHRAN - Alagol, Almagol, and Ajigol – the three major wetlands in the northern province of Gilan – have been facing drought and mismanagement over the past couple of years.

  • Property deeds issued for Golestan international wetlands 2021-10-31 17:49

    Property deeds issued for Golestan international wetlands

    TEHRAN – Deeds of property have been issued for two international wetlands of northern Golestan province to protect the wetlands and prevent land grabbing, Heydar Asyabi, chief of Golestan’s justice department, has announced.

  • Wetlands’ volume detected for first time nationwide 2021-07-21 13:57

    Tehran streets named after wetlands

    TEHRAN – The City Council of Tehran has approved naming 13 streets in the capital city after national wetlands across the country, ISNA reported.

  • تالاب 2021-03-30 13:17

    Thousands of migratory birds reach wetland in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 migratory birds flying from Siberia and Central Asia have so far reached Khor Azini wetland in the southern Sirik county, Hormozgan province.

  • تالاب 2021-02-01 16:47

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Let’s just say ‘RAMSAR' wetlands convention

    On February 2, 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar, nestling between the Alborz mountains and the Caspian Sea coast, the representatives of 18 nations put their signatures to the text of a remarkable treaty. 

  • Hour-al-Azim Wetland seeking Ramsar site designation 2020-06-09 19:25

    Hour-al-Azim Wetland seeking Ramsar site designation

    TEHRAN – Hour-al-Azim Wetland is on the way to be registered in the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2021).

  • تالاب توپراق کندی 2020-02-01 20:17

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    World Wetlands Day: 25 Wetlands of International Importance in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran currently has 25 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites), covering a surface area of 1,488,624 hectares.

  • 6,000 ha of mangrove forests in southern Iran undergo restoration 2019-12-28 18:50

    6,000 ha of mangrove forests in southern Iran undergo restoration

    TEHRAN – The mangrove forests cover an area of 27,310 hectares in Iran, over 6,000 hectares of which have underwent restoration and revival measures, chairman of the high council of the Forests, Ranges and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO), has stated.

  • ‘Nano bioremediation on Anzali wetland worrisome’ 2019-07-09 21:32

    ‘Nano bioremediation on Anzali wetland worrisome’

    TEHRAN – With huge sediments accumulated in Anzali wetland, a plan proposed using domestic bioremediation BioGME technology; but some are expressing worries about the technology as being carcinogenic or posing a threat to aquatic species, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Water transfer system to Shadegan wetland inaugurated 2019-07-03 20:59

    Water transfer system to Shadegan wetland inaugurated

    TEHRAN – A water transfer system has been established to transfer water from Karun river to Shadegan wetland in order to revive the international wetland, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Dam constriction on Anzali wetland; threats and advantages 2019-05-18 21:44

    Dam constriction on Anzali wetland; threats and advantages

    TEHRAN – With the construction project of Lasak dam on Anzali wetland getting underway many are now voicing concerns or counting advantages of building the dam on the precious ecosystem.