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Iran Says Turkey’s GAP Project Destroys Regional Ecosystem

An Iranian lawmaker has warned about the destruction of regional ecosystem by Turkey’s GAP (South Eastern Anatolian) Project, saying that the dam construction project is a Zionist plot.

Tabriz Pioneer in Curbing Use of Plastic Bags

The city of Tabriz, a city in the northwestern Iran and the Tourism Capital of Muslim world in 2018, has started an initiative to encourage people to stop using plastic bags.

Kaveh Madani; Outcast Genius or Fugitive Agent?

Kaveh Madani, a senior Iranian water expert who left the Imperial College of London to serve as deputy head of Iran’s Department of Environment, recently left his office after a few months over what he called the hard-liners’ pressure.

27 Provinces in Iran Spending Their Driest Year Ever

A quick review of the reports on precipitation in Iran over the past month indicates that 27 provinces across the country will experience their worst-ever drought throughout the current year.

Iran FM, UNGA Chief Discuss Dust Pollution

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the current president of the UN General Assembly have sat down for talks in New York.

Apocalyptic Dust Storm Hits Iran’s Yazd (+Video)

A devastating and horrific dust storm swept over Yazd province in central Iran on Monday.

Low Toll Fees in Iran Turn Cars into Capital Goods

Automobiles are regarded as capital goods in Iran as they are expensive and at the same time economical to maintain.

Iran Bans Rice Cultivation in Dry Provinces

Iranian Minster of Energy Reza Ardakanian says the government has decided to ban the cultivation of rice in any province other than the ones in the north in a bid to control the serious water crisis across the country.

Two-Fifth of Drying Lake Urmia Filled with Water

The water level of the dying Lake Urmia in north-western Iran has elevated by four centimetres compared with the previous year, said Masoud Baqerzadeh Karimi , Deputy Head of Iran's Department of Environment.

Iranians Go on Outdoor Picnics to Celebrate Nature Day

Iranian people have gone for a picnic at parks or in the countryside on Monday to mark Sizdah-bedar, an ancient festival in celebration of the 13th day of spring, which is an official holiday in Iran known as the Nature Day in the calendar.

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