world's biodiversity


  • 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.

  • Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum 2021-02-21 18:10

    Iran’s remarkable biodiversity museum

    TEHRAN – The richest and most important biodiversity museum of Iran has been set up in the Department of Environment (DOE), which exhibits extinct native species such as Persian lion and Caspian tiger, as well as rare species of Asiatic cheetah, mugger crocodile, bustard, grouse, and Asian black bear.

  • Protected areas expand by 635,000 ha 2021-01-26 17:59

    Protected areas expand by 635,000 ha

    TEHRAN – Some 635,000 hectares of natural lands added to the country’s protected areas due to the biological values, Mehr news agency reported on Monday.

  • 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.

  • diverse ecological regions 2020-09-05 01:28

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Environmental features of Iran: take a look at five diverse ecological regions

    TEHRAN – Environmental features play a significant role in a land's biodiversity and richness, based on which, Iran shares five ecological zones with specific flora from the lowest to the highest.

  • 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.