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Fire at Mahshahr Petchem Complex Was an Environmental Warning

Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment said the recent fire in Bou Ali Petrochemical Complex in southwestern Iran was a wakeup call on the importance of environmental issues and safety.
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Supreme Leader has lent new credibility and weight to the environment

The head of the Environment Protection Organization has said that if the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is implemented properly, Iran will have more cooperation with other nations on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
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Several Areas in Iran Gripped by Inclement Weather

Blizzard, snow drifts, and flooding have besieged cities in several Iranian provinces, while cutting off access to many villages in other areas.
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Iranian parliament speaker proposes ban on hunting

Iranian parliament speaker proposes a ban on hunting in order to protect endangered species.
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Lake Urmia Is Now Stabilized: Top Official

Head of Iran's Department of Environment hailed the recent measures taken by the Urmia Lake Restoration Program to revive the dried-out lake in northwestern Iran.
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Scientists Make Anti-Pollution Mask with Maximum Protection

Iranian scientists at the University of Tehran have built an anti-pollution mask with an efficiency of 99%.

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.
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Reunion with Caspian Seal in Nowshahr

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.
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Kiss captivity goodbye

Seven wild captive birds regained their freedom after environmental police of Marivan found them in a poacher’s house.

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