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Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Tehran Residents Use 38,000 Litres of Water per Second

Tehran Residents Use 38,000 Litres of Water per Second

Residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, consume 38 thousands litres of water per second during the burning heat days of this year, a new report says.
Iran Planning to Promote Citizens’ Use of Bicycle

Iran Planning to Promote Citizens’ Use of Bicycle

Despite efforts by Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and anti-air pollution campaigns, the use of bicycles has failed to gain widespread popularity across the country. However, the public’s positive reaction to a recently launched challenge has raised hopes to this end.
Iranians to Take Turkey to The Hague over Wetland Desiccation

Iranians to Take Turkey to The Hague over Wetland Desiccation

Iranians have organized a popular campaign to take Turkey to The Hague over its violation of environmental regulations which have already led to the desiccation of Hoor al-Azim Wetland in western Iran.
Thousands of Flamingos Delay Migration from Lake Urmia

Thousands of Flamingos Delay Migration from Lake Urmia

Some 10,000 flamingos that migrated to Urmia Lake months ago have delayed flying off to their next destination due to favorable weather and environmental conditions around the lake, as well as adequate food supply.
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Iran Slams Trump’s ‘Irresponsible’ Exit from Paris Agreement

Iranian officials have strongly criticized the US for withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, saying the ‘uncalculated’ and ‘unacceptable’ move shows the Trump administration’s irresponsibility towards the international community.
Rouhani Asked to Pay More Attention to Environmental Woes

Rouhani Asked to Pay More Attention to Environmental Woes

An Iranian environmental official has put forward people’s demands from the re-elected government of Hassan Rouhani with regard to the environment.
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IRGC-Made Tunnel to Revive Iran’s Shrinking Lake Urmia

The Construction Base of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is working on a water transfer project to save the shrinking Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran.

Tourists Visiting Revived Lake Urmia in NW Iran

Thanks to the efforts made in the past few years, Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran is being gradually revived, bringing more tourists to a body of water that had shrunk to 10% of its former size.
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“Arab States’ Man-Made Islands Threatening Persian Gulf Environment”

An Iranian MP slammed construction of artificial islands by certain Arab states in the Persian Gulf as a move which threatens its environment, and called on the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pursue and address the issue.

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