Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat

Total:12

  • Wetlands facing debilitation 2020-11-22 19:04

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Wetlands facing debilitation

    TEHRAN – Satellite monitoring of 13 main lakes and wetlands of the country shows that the water volume of 10 of them has remained constant or decreased over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2019-March 2020).

  • Conservation plan underway for 18 wetlands nationwide 2020-11-14 17:22

    Conservation plan underway for 18 wetlands nationwide

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive management program is now being implemented for 18 wetlands of the country, Ali Arvahi, the director of the Conservation of Iranian Wetlands Project, said on Saturday.

  • Wetlands: world’s most dynamic ecosystems 2020-11-09 18:23

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Wetlands: world’s most dynamic ecosystems

    TEHRAN – Wetlands are important features in the landscape that provide numerous beneficial services for people, aquatic species, and wildlife; so that is called the most biologically diverse and dynamic ecosystems of the world.

  • SDSs affect 43% of wetlands nationwide 2020-10-28 18:22

    SDSs affect 43% of wetlands nationwide

    TEHRAN –Wetlands across Iran measure about 3.4 million hectares in area, 1.4 million hectares of which, equivalent to 43 percent, have become sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots.

  • Festival of innovative ideas to help revitalize wetlands 2020-10-03 18:35

    Festival of innovative ideas to help revitalize wetlands

    TEHRAN – The second “festival of innovative ideas and products for reviving wetlands” will be held in Tabriz city on October 16-19.

  • 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.

  • Migratory birds return to Shadegan wetland 2019-10-30 19:22

    Migratory birds return to Shadegan wetland

    TEHRAN – Shadegan wetland in southwestern province of Khuzestan has come back to life by heavy rainfall and is now hosting flocks of migratory birds, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • ‘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.

  • Iran to mark World Wetlands Day in southern city of Bandar Khamir  2019-01-27 21:35

    Iran to mark World Wetlands Day in southern city of Bandar Khamir 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s department of Environment will mark World Wetlands Day, February 2, in the southern city of Bandar Khamir, Hormozgan province, deputy environment chief of DOE natural environment and biodiversity directorate has said.

  • Rainfalls brings life back to Gomishan wetland  2019-01-22 22:08

    Rainfalls brings life back to Gomishan wetland 

    TEHRAN— Gomishan international wetland, northern province of Golestan, is once again partially filled with water with recent rainfalls, the provincial chief of the department of environment has said.