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The Iranian Cheetah Society (ICS) launched ‘Water for Cheetahs’ campaign in 2015 to support provision of water for wildlife during warm seasons in Miandasht Wildlife Refuge, North Khorasan Province. Miandasht is home to one of the last viable populations...
The 4th Yahya Prize ceremony took place at Tejarat Bank’s Ceremony Hall in Tehran, on the evening of December 14, 2017. This year the Award honored three rangers: 1) Gholamreza Mohammadzadeh from Siahmazgi Protected Area, Gilan Province; 2) Mohsen...
The last issue of IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group’s newsletter, Cat News , features three articles about the Asiatic cheetah in Iran. In a letter published by ICS Cheetah Survey Team, our scientists call for urgent international attention to save...
The Iranian Cheetah Society (ICS) has released a report this week, demonstrating five years of intensive camera-trapping surveys of the Critically Endangered Asiatic cheetah in 11 sites across the subspecies’ range in Iran. As the most comprehensive effort to...
A new photograph of Asiatic cheetahs in Dareh (Darre) Anjir Wildlife Refuge, Yazd Province, went viral on the internet in June 2017. The photo, captured by a local ranger, shows two Asiatic cheetahs near an artificial water site (wildlife...
ICS received a national environmental award for the organization’s remarkable conservation efforts across Iran. During a ceremony held for celebrating the World Environment Day, Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President of Iran and Head of the Iranian Department of Environment, announced...
ICS held a series of awareness workshops for Tejarat Bank University’s faculty members and students. During the workshops, ICS experts delivered baseline information about the status and conservation needs of the endangered biodiversity of Iran, with a focus on...
ICS members’ donations helped to repair and maintain rangers’ motorcycles in a key cheetah reserve in northeastern Iran. Miandasht Wildlife Refuge in North Khorasan Province is one of the last areas with permanent records of reproducing Asiatic cheetahs, as camera-trapping...
New camera-trap photographs from Dare Anjir Wildlife Refuge in Southern Iran confirm the persistence of a previously identified coalition of male cheetahs. The cheetahs photographed in Dare Anjir are actually two out three cheetah brothers knowns to us since the...
ICS member contributed in renewing “cheetah crossing” warning signs in vehicle-cheetah collisions hotspots in a key reserve in eastern Iran. Reza Hosseini, ICS member in Birjand City of South Khorasan Province, collaborated with the local office of the Iranian...