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West-central wetland a beautiful painting by nature
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West-central wetland a beautiful painting by nature

The wetland in the highest spot of the country on Zagros mounts is among the most picturesque landscapes of Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari province, which joins Zagros massifs with Isfahan on the edge of the Iran's central desert. The wetland attracts ... Mehr News, 3 weeks ago

The first camera trap research on Iran's brown bears by Iranian zoologist

TEHRAN The brown bears in Iran inhabit the two great mountain ranges, namely the Zagros Mountains in the west and the Alborz Mountains in the north. Their total number is yet unknown, although the approximate number is between 600 to 700 ...
 Tehran Times1 month ago
Boston University

Digging in the Shadow of Death

Archaeologist Michael Danti was digging high in the jagged Zagros Mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan in June when Kurdish workmen gave him the news: the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had stormed the northern city of Mosul . Tens of thousands of ...
 Boston University1 month ago

Desertification threatens Bride of Zagros

Ilam province, located in southwest of Iran, borders with Iraq. The province enjoys natural landscape of Zagros multi-seasonal beauties in different parts of the province; however, border regions with Iraq include cities of Mehran and Dehloran, ...
 Mehr News1 month ago

How a German doctor became a PKK hero

Dr. Medya at work in her clinic in the Qandil mountains, Nov. 2014(photo by ) Author:Amberin Zaman Posted November 17, 2014 High in the Kandil mountains separating Iraq from Iran, a German physician has become a beacon of hope for ailing Kurds ...
 AlMonitor1 month ago

The Long Forgotten History of Tolerance for Religions of All Kinds in the Middle East

The Middle East is fertile ground for religions. Its deserts, mountains and marshes have inspired mystics and prophets; its tribes have provided followers and fighters who can form a new prophet's core following; and older, persecuted religions can ...
 Cutting Edge News1 month ago
National Geographic

For Leopards in Iran and Iraq, Land Mines Are a Surprising Refuge

SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq—Few parts of the world look more hostile to big cats than the rugged wilderness that flanks the northern Iran-Iraq frontier. Laced with land mines and roamed by packs of dedicated poachers, it's an environment seemingly ...
 National Geographic13 hours ago

Project Pressure captures Iran's melting glaciers (PHOTOS)

Project Pressure has created the first open source glacier archive, recording the environmental impact of climate change by documenting the world's changing glaciers. Some of the most endangered glaciers on the planet are in Iran. The Zagros ...
 Environment & Development Magazine1 day ago

Middle East: Three Nations, One Conflict

Iraqi forces have stepped up their patrols along the barren 605km Syrian border recently, but they admit they have very little to show for it. The flow of guns, fighters and money moving in and out of Iraq has just grown too heavy to control. One ...
 AINA2 days ago

Why wouldn't anyone take my money? Tales from a (clueless) freeloader in Iran

Sometimes things don't go as planned and those moments often make for the best stories. Tripping columns offer readers a chance to share their wild adventures. I must confess travelling solo around Iran last year made me feel like a champion ...
 Globe and Mail4 days ago
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