Home Society Environment

Environment

Covering everything to do with important green issues and the challenges of sustainable development. Stories, opinion, and reports.

Iran’s Forests Grow despite Global Shrinkage: World Bank

Despite the fact that forests across the globe are shrinking at a rate of 0.09% annually, Iran’s forests expanded 0.98% on average per year over the past 15 years, according to a report by the World Bank entitled “World Development Indicators: Rural Environment and Land Use”.
Persian leopard-Borzoo-4

Borzoo, a 3rd Persian leopard fitted with GPS tracking neckband

Clinical examinations of the big cat revealed that Borzoo was an 11-year-old male Persian leopard that weighed 57 kg.

Green Film Fest to promote environment protection: Ebtekar

One of the most important environmental activities this year will be organizing and holding the Green Film Festival, says head of Iran's Department of Environment.
Mahlagha Mallah

Waste no time; we must protect the environment from trash

An Iranian environment lover who hasn’t produced garbage for six decades says people can do their share to protect the environment through household waste management.
Iran Transfer Water to Arid Areas

Iran Working on Landmark Project to Transfer Water to Arid Areas

Iran says it is implementing a landmark project to divert water from the Gulf of Oman to its central plateau – a project that could not only address the country’s surging water crisis but could also help push ahead relevant economic plans in host regions.
jellyfish

300 Jellyfish Found Dead in Jask Coast, Southern Iran

About 300 dead jellyfish were found in several locations on the coast of Jask, Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.
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.
qeshm015

Qeshm Geo-park Museum, one of the best wildlife museums in Iran

The Geo-Park Museum on Qeshm Island is home to more than 3,000 animal species.
Masoumeh Ebtekar

Germany welcomes environmental cooperation with Iran

Iran and Germany set the stage for closer environmental cooperation.
Tree planting in Tehran

70 Foreign Envoys Plant Trees near Tehran (+Photos)

Foreign ambassadors and diplomats in Iran were invited by the Mayor of Tehran to take part in Iran’s National Arbour Day ceremony by planting tree saplings.

Today Front Pages

Ads