A typical landscape degradation of Zagros forests by local community and villagers
September 12th, 2014

A new approach beyond an ancient history: Lessons from Community Forestry Management in Iran’s Semi-arid Oak Forests

For millions of years, forests and people across the Zagros forest of Iran evolved together, creating perhaps the most unique socio-ecological system in the world. From one of the earliest stories ever written in 2700 BC. about Mesopotamian civilization “To provide the timber to build the city of Gilgamesh, the forests of the Zagros range east of […]