Iran: Using Indigenous culture-based solutions to conserve the country’s important wetlands (ab-bandaans)
Iran’s ab-bandaans or wetlands are one of the most important ecosystems in the country in terms of biodiversity, indigenous culture, and various environmental and economic functions. Currently, 2,208 ab-bandaans cover an area of 32,000 hectares scattered across the country. According to the more
Let’ s Go Wild for Wildlife! SGP welcomes the first World Wildlife Day
World Wildife Day, which was celebrated on March 3rd, 2014 for the first time, honors the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and raises awareness about the wide-ranging ecosystem benefits they provide. This day was chosen to commemorate the signing of the Convention on more
Revitalizing Ramsar Wetlands in the Naghadeh plain near Lake Urmia
Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest hypersaline lakes, has been suffering from shrinkage for decades but when its satellite wetlands in the south showed signs of severe degradation, a group of ex-hunters and teachers sounded the alarm bell. Being ex-hunters, they knew about the ecological values more


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