Environment & Wildlife Profiles

Afghanistan can offer environmental enthusiasts not only a host of flora and fauna to study and marvel, but also a lens through which to view environmental interconectedness or study the importance of regional and international cooperation.

Environmental Concerns

611 Citizens Planting Trees In Eastern Afghanistan, citizens planted 1.2 million trees to counter deforestation in 2009.

Wildlife Profiles

Paghman Brook Salamander Featured Fauna Click on this image to learn more about Afghan Wildlife like this week's featured fauna, the precious and critically endangered Afghan Brook Salamander.
rhubarb Featured Flora Rhubarb is an internationally appreciated wild plant with an important role as a survival/ forage food in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan.

Climate & Geography

Picture15 Climate Click on the image to read about Afghanistan’s highlands, lowlands, and four seasons.
Picture2 Geography Take a deeper look into the many environs of Afghanistan.

Photo Gallery

visitafghanistan01 Photo Gallery Pictures courtesy of Mehran Mohebzada.