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