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Young Iranian Artist Launches Environmental Campaign for Children

While the Iranian capital Tehran is suffering from severe air pollution and its beauties are being covered under a thick layer of black smoke, a young artist has launched an individual campaign for children.

Schools in Tehran Closed Down after Air Pollution Reaches Alarming Level

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Authorities have been forced to shut down all nurseries and elementary schools in the Iranian Province of Tehran after air pollution reached alarming levels, a report said.

Water Resources Discovered under Earth’s Hottest Spot

Iranian researcher Amir Aghakouchak, a winner of American Geophysical Union’s prestigious Hydrology award, says he has discovered underground water resources in Lut Desert, the earth’s hottest place.

1,100 Chinese Officials Punished for Damaging Environment

More than 1,000 officials have been held responsible and punished in China for environmental damage, as China steps up efforts to fight pollution through deterrent means.
Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iranian scientists from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) have managed to produce a new type of nano-absorbers highly capable of diminishing the emission of greenhouse gases.
Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country inRenewable Energies: Forbes

Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country in Renewable Energies: Forbes

A report by Forbes says European firmsare pouringtheir money into renewable energy projects in Iran, which is the most advanced country in the region in terms of renewable energy development.
Iran Signs €20m Deal with China on Development of Solar Panels

Iran Signs €20m Deal with China on Development of Solar Panels

The Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran and China's Znshine PV-Tech Company signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday to set up an automated production line of photovoltaic panels in Iran.

Iran, Turkey Ink Deals to Boost Scientific, Environmental Ties

High-ranking officials from Iran and Turkey inked two agreements in a bid to boost cooperation between the two neighboring countries in diverse fields, including science and technology as well as environment.
Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

A Norwegian solar company has defied US President Donald Trump’s call for further isolation of Iran by signing a deal to invest €2.5 billion ($4 billion) in the country over the next five years.
Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iranian experts have managed to eliminate oil pollution from groundwater in Asaluyeh region in southern Iran by using local microbes, an official said.

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