oak forests

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  • Annual reforestation in Iran twice deforestation 2020-06-06 17:37

    Annual reforestation in Iran twice deforestation

    TEHRAN – Annually, about 25,000 hectares of land undergo reforestation in Iran, which is more than twice the annual deforestation. However, the reforested land may not have the same biodiversity and vegetation as the original forests.

  • Villagers hold oak forest preservation program 2019-11-04 15:20

    Villagers hold oak forest preservation program

    People in Sarsakhti village in the city of Shazand, central Markazi province, participated in a regional program to help preserve the oak reserve of Zagros forests.

  • Ecosystem management best way to protect forests: expert 2019-09-30 18:20

    Ecosystem management best way to protect forests: expert

    TEHRAN – Ecosystem management is the best way to protect forests, land, water and biological resources, Ahmad Nouhegar, University of Tehran faculty member, has said.

  • Iran loses 12,000 ha of forests annually 2019-04-28 22:22

    Iran loses 12,000 ha of forests annually

    TEHRAN – Approximately 12,000 hectares of forests across the country is wiped out annually, an official with Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has said.

  • ‘Further measures required to preserve forests’ 2019-03-06 21:56

    ‘Further measures required to preserve forests’

    TEHRAN – Iran's forest area is approximately 12 million hectares with 0.2 hectares per capita, which is one quarter of the world average, so attention to preserve the forest areas must be four times the global attention, faculty member of the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands has said.

  • Timber smuggling, major threat to forests in northwestern Iran 2019-02-17 11:11

    Timber smuggling, major threat to forests in northwestern Iran

    TEHRAN – Timber smuggling steadily proceeding in the forests in West Azarbaijan province poses a serious threat to the region’s ecology, as 450 tons of wood have been seized being smuggled, commander of the protection unit of natural resources and watershed management department of the province has said.