January 13, 2018
Red Deer

A big stride for deer restoration in northern Iran

Persian leopards are rare, but one of their prey species, the Hyrcanian red deer, is probably as rare as the leopards themselves. As the largest ungulate […]
October 31, 2017

A key poacher arrested in Tandoureh

Our camera trapping studies in Tandoureh enabled us to create a reliable map of the areas most frequented by leopards. We found one valley which was […]
September 4, 2017
Iron horse for leopard shield

Iron horse for leopard shield

You may remember our first leopard shield, the ex-poacher who we recruited as a ranger to protect leopards and their prey in northern Iran. After six […]
June 30, 2017
Training tour for anti-poaching units

Training tour for anti-poaching units

Working as a ranger can be exciting, challenging, tough, but sometimes boring. Why? Spending three decades of life in a few valleys without receiving additional training, […]
June 14, 2017

Detecting poachers in the lands of leopards

Poaching poses a serious threat to wildlife and is most of the time hard to witness. Poachers carefully monitor ranger activities, gathering information on patrol activities […]
April 25, 2017

Trails for rangers to stop poachers

Working in rugged mountains is challenging, especially if proper trails do not exist. Rangers do their best to patrol mountains, in order to deter poachers from […]