protecting world's biodiversity

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  • Where is the biodiversity capital of Iran? 2021-06-12 18:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Where is the biodiversity capital of Iran?

    TEHRAN – Semnan province, north-central Iran, is considered the biodiversity capital of the country.

  • Biodiversity conservation, an asset to fight coronavirus 2021-05-22 19:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Biodiversity conservation, an asset to fight coronavirus

    TEHRAN – Loss of natural habitats is the reason behind the outbreak of zoonotic diseases so that biodiversity protection is a great tool to fight epidemics such as coronavirus.

  • Iran among world’s richest in biodiversity 2021-04-05 17:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran among world’s richest in biodiversity, genetics

    TEHRAN – There are 11 types of ecosystems in the world, 9 of which are identified in Iran. Moreover, out of 42 types of wetlands, 41 types exist in the country. Therefore, Iran is one of the 20 countries rich in biodiversity and genetics.

  • COVID-19 has given a fillip to biodiversity 2020/10/13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19 has given a fillip to biodiversity

    TEHRAN – The COVID-19 outbreak caused many problems for the world, but in return gave the planet's environment and biodiversity a chance to breathe. The high mortality rate may be worrisome, but it provided us with the opportunity to think more about how we should treat biodiversity in a better way.

  • Kavir Biosphere Reserve:  a trip to incredible biodiversity hot spot 2020-10-04 21:25

    Kavir Biosphere Reserve: a trip to incredible biodiversity hot spot

    TEHRAN – The Kavir Biosphere Reserve, located south-east of Tehran, is characterized by salt and sandy lands with arid and semi-arid desert vegetation, and is inhabited by steppe communities, creating incredible biodiversity.

  • SOS FOR NATURE: biodiversity at unprecedented danger 2020-09-16 10:24

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    SOS FOR NATURE: biodiversity at unprecedented danger

    TEHRAN – The World Wide Fund for Nature has recently published its 2020 Living Planet Report, warning that biodiversity which is fundamental to human life on earth, is being destroyed by us at an unprecedented rate in history.

  • Payam Mohebbi 2020-01-01 19:04

    By Payam Mohebbi, head of Tehran Pet Hospital

    Humans responsible for protecting world's biodiversity

    TEHRAN – Perhaps many of us do not know why we should think of a word called biodiversity and want to protect it.