brown bear

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  • Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear 2021-09-11 17:32

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's protect precious Baluchi black bear

    TEHRAN – The Asiatic black bear, living in southeastern Iran and known as the Baluchi black bear, is an endangered species, so a national committee has been set up to protect the valuable species.

  • ‘Gardeners of nature’ in need of more protection 2020-12-27 19:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    ‘Gardeners of nature’ in need of more protection

    TEHRAN – Bears are useful to the environment, due to helping new plants grow, making soil fertile, as well as maintaining ecosystem balance, but these natural agents are not paid sufficient attention and are highly in need of protection.

  • Bear cubs shot dead in southwestern Iran 2019-08-31 19:28

    Bear cubs shot dead in southwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Two bear cubs were found dead at a landfill site in Dena county, southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, the provincial department of environment (DOE) chief has announced.

  • The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran 2019-04-17 09:56

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    The most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran

    Iran is a vast country with an area of 1,623,779 km2 in which there are 164 mammal species including the Asiatic black bear and brown bear. Human-bear conflict is the main reason for the brown bear number reduction and range collapse in this country. In this short article, I summarize the most important threats to brown bear populations in Iran: