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Stop Excessive Use of Groundwater: Iranian Minister

Iran’s Energy Minister says the country will run out of groundwater if people continue using it excessively.

Iran to Buy Electric Bus from Belarus: Official

Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko said the European country plans to sell electric buses to Iran.
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Water Hyacinth, Threat to Iranian Freshwater Resources

The conditions of Iranian wetlands are suitable for the growth of water hyacinth, an invasive species which puts the environment at serious risk.

Iranian Rural Population Is Decreasing

The undesirable living conditions in Iranian villages, including drought, have forced villagers to gradually abandon rural areas, and this has resulted in a sharp decrease in population of villages, an Iranian official said.

Soil of Iran’s Hormuz Island Smuggled Abroad: Environment Chief

Head of Iran’s Department of Environment has confirmed the allegations about the illegal export of soil from Hormuz Island, southern Iran.

Researchers Prove Radio Jamming Is Harmful

Electromagnetic waves, including those transmitted in satellite jamming, can increase the risk of infertility, immune deficiency, and cancer, according to a study conducted in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

Paris Climate Change Agreement Underlies New Anti-Iran Sanctions

In a letter to Iran’s Guardian Council, an Iranian think-tank has warned that Iran’s accession to Paris Agreement will lead to the imposition of new sanctions against the country.
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Deserts Should Be Protected as Much as Oilfields: MP

An Iranian Parliament Member says desert is also part of the country’s natural resources and needs as much protection as oil and gas resources.

Prison Sentence Changed to 1,000 Hours of Work on Environment

A young Iranian criminal who had been sentenced to prison will serve his term by cleaning up the environment from now on.

People Take Part in Desert Greening in Southern Iran

The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.

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