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Fresh Rainfall Revives Iran’s Moribund Lake Urmia

Increasing rainfall has breathed new life into Lake Urmia which has been on the brink of drying up.

Iranian Nano-Firms Seeking Market Share in East Asia

Iranian nano-companies operating in the field of water are seeking to secure a share of the lucrative market in East Asia.

May 2018, Rainiest Month in Iran in 10 Years

The latest figures released by Iran Meteorological Organization suggest the 30-day period between April 21 and May 21 has been the rainiest month in Iran over the past ten years.
Iran Uses Nanotechnology to Manage Wastewater

Iran Uses Nanotechnology to Manage Wastewater

A group of Iranian scientists has managed to invent a new system that uses nanotechnology and renewable energies to treat wastewater.

Afghanistan Has Pledged to Supply Iran’s Water Share: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Afghanistan has pledged to let Iran have its share of water from the Hirmand River and the supply for feeding Hamoon wetlands.

Iran Calls for Scientific Collaboration to Settle Caspian Sea Environmental Issues

Iranian Science Minister Mansour Gholami has called for greater cooperation among Caspian Sea states to tackle its environmental issues as they develop into existential threats to the numerous and diverse ecosystems of the sea.

Flamingos Return to Shrinking Lake Urmia

Lake Urmia in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province annually plays host to about 10,000 flamingos. However, in the migration seasons this number doubles and more of this species return to their habitat.

Azerbaijan Newts Spotted in NW Iran for First Time

A number of Azerbaijan newts or Lake Urmia newts, a beautiful and rare type of salamander, have been observed and registered for the first time in Iran.

Iranian Entrepreneur Donates 85,000 Saplings to Help Resolve Dust Pollution

An Iranian entrepreneur has donated thousands of palm tree saplings to the villagers of Khuzestan Province in the country’s southwest in a bid to help the people cope with the severe dust pollution hitting the region.

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.

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