Iranian and Indonesian officials in a meeting on Tuesday June 7 reviewed ways to develop cooperation in the field of village-level energy.
The campaign for car-free Tuesdays, which is gaining momentum across Iran, originated last November in Arak, a city overburdened by too many pollutant industries.
The following photos taken in Sistan and Baluchestan Province show four female villagers whose husbands have left their families and the drought-hit village in order to earn money in other cities.
President Hassan Rouhani said the government was working hard on projects to revive Lake Urmia.
The Caspian seal, an endangered species in the Caspian Sea, is faced with the threat of extinction due to excessive hunting. One of the less than 100,000 Caspian seals remaining in this body of water was recently observed in a rare sighting in Iran.
The winners of the 11th National Environment Award were announced during a ceremony attended by First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri.
It is possible to protect the environment in many ways; however, it needs a strong will and motivation. Such a resolve seems to have been reinforced in Iran in recent years to an extent that environmental protection has even become part of the traditional marriage ceremonies.
The level of particles 2.5 micrometers or less in size was seven times the level deemed acceptable by the World Health Organization.
Iranian officials say a ban should be slapped on seal hunting in the Caspian Sea to save seals.
The Department of Environment has thrown out a plan to construct a dam on the Shabliz River after reviewing the project’s impact assessment. Citing...