19th International Bear Conference on bear reasearch and management is held since 16 to 22 May 2010 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Bagher Nezami and Mohammad Farhadinia are participating in the conference in Radisson Hotel with two scientific papers.

“Distribution and Status of Brown Bear in Iran” discusses about bear range in the country which is consisted of 108 areas. Also, status of bear habitats, conflict with human, and threats to bear survival are illustrated.

Results of more than 4 years of field investigation in Central Alborz Protected Area are presented in “The First Ecological Study on Brown Bear in Iran”. Population structure and  reproduction are the main issues described in this paper. The IBA Conference has been organized by NACRES in Tbilisi.

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