Iran’s unique and beautiful Hyrcanian Forests have been added to the World Heritage List. Stretching in an arc along the southern Caspian Sea coast, these fascinating temperate broad-leaved forests have been in continuous evolution for over 25 million years, and are a remnant of forests that used to cover most of the northern temperate region. https://www.iucn.org/news/iucn-43whc/201905/huge-sub-antarctic-area-among-five-sites-recommended-iucn-world-heritage-list