protected areas

Total:7

  • Firefighting centers to be established in 6 provinces 2020-11-11 17:35

    Firefighting centers to be established in 6 provinces

    TEHRAN – Firefighting centers will be established over the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2021) in six provinces of East Azarbaijan, Khuzestan, Mazandaran, Golestan, North Khorasan, and Khorasan Razavi, an official with the Department of Environment (DOE) has stated.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan 2020-08-31 19:46

    We have to hire 300,000 workers to enhance cultural heritage protection: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism minister has said that his ministry must hire 300,000 workers in a bid to enhance the protection of cultural heritage sites, relics, and monuments.

  • Protected areas to be added by 1m ha 2020-06-07 23:14

    Protected areas to be added by 1m ha

    TEHRAN – One million hectares of natural lands will be added to the country’s protected areas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 2021), deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) for natural resources and biodiversity has stated.

  • Kaveh-Deh in northeastern Tehran defined protected area 2019-07-22 20:05

    Kaveh-Deh in northeastern Tehran defined protected area

    TEHRAN – Kaveh-Deh, a hunting prohibited region in northeastern Tehran, has been defined as a protected area, being included in the Department of Environment (DOE) list, Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

  • 300 rangers to join forces defending protected areas 2019-07-22 17:53

    300 rangers to join forces defending protected areas

    TEHRAN – Some 300 rangers will soon join the forces defending the environment across the country, Fars news agency reported on Monday.

  • Marine species population increased in protected areas 2019-06-25 21:16

    Marine species population increased in protected areas

    TEHRAN – According to the annual census, the population of marine species in habitats under the Department of Environment (DOE) supervision has increased, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, head of marine environment affairs at the DOE has said.

  • International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives 2018-12-11 21:45

    International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives

    TEHRAN — Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. However, according to the United Nations, mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, both for mountain communities and the rest of the world.