wetlands conservation

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  • Plan to revive 23 wetlands awaiting approval 2021-11-05 22:10

    Plan to revive 23 wetlands awaiting approval

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive plan aiming to rehabilitate 23 wetlands nationwide has been prepared and is waiting to be approved by the national coordination and management headquarters.

  • Webinar to discuss wetlands conservation and sustainable livelihood 2021-09-06 19:16

    Webinar to discuss wetlands conservation and sustainable livelihood

    TEHRAN – A specialized webinar on the protection of wetlands and the sustainable livelihood of local communities will be held by the Ramsar Regional Centre – Central and West Asia (RRC-CWA) on September 21.

  • Festival of ideas to attract public participation in reviving wetlands 2021-08-10 16:59

    Festival of ideas to attract public participation in reviving wetlands

    TEHRAN – The Wetlands Conservation Project is going to hold the third festival of innovative ideas and products to attract people's participation in the protection and rehabilitation of wetlands.

  • Tehran to host intl. webinar on wetlands protection 2021-08-09 21:40

    Tehran to host intl. webinar on wetlands protection

    TEHRAN – Tehran will be host to an international webinar on wetlands protection and promoting environmental literacy, which will be held on August 16.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hamoun wetland restoration plan prepared 2019-08-14 20:13

    Hamoun wetland restoration plan prepared

    TEHRAN – Although rains have drenched Hamoun wetland after two decades of dryness, it is getting dried again due to high evaporation, hence a comprehensive plan for restoration of the wetland has been prepared, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Studies on wetlands water right to complete in month 2019-07-03 20:58

    Studies on wetlands water right to complete in month

    TEHRAN – The results of a survey on granting the water right of the wetlands will be announced by the next month, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, deputy director of the Department (DOE) of Environment for marine environment affairs has said.

  • Kani Barazan international wetland overflows after a decade 2019-05-05 23:13

    Kani Barazan international wetland overflows after a decade

    TEHRAN – Recent downpours made Kani Barazan international wetland full to bursting its banks which is unprecedented over the past ten years, Mahabad chief of department of environment (DOE) has stated.

  • Long-lost Mighan wetland displays water flow 2019-04-24 11:49

    Long-lost Mighan wetland displays water flow

    TEHRAN – Mighan wetland, located in Arak county in central province of Markazi, has returned back to life due to the recent downpours, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Wetlands restoration requires a budget of $14b: DOE chief  2019-01-27 21:38

    Wetlands restoration requires a budget of $14b: DOE chief 

    TEHRAN — In order to restore wetlands in the country a budget of 600 trillion rials (nearly $14 billion) is required, chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) Issa Kalantari said on Sunday.

  • 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.