The first international conference on environmental pollutants sampling and monitoring kicked off in Tehran on Sunday May 1.
The recent heavy rainfall in southern Iran have breathed a new life into several shrinking wetlands and lakes including Maharloo Lake, near Shiraz.
Iranian scientists at the University of Tehran have built an anti-pollution mask with an efficiency of 99%.
Environmental patrol officers in Shahroud’s Khartouran wildlife refuge have caught a rare glimpse of Asiatic Cheetah in a quite accidental encounter.
The owner of the launch, which is now impounded, will have to pay almost $10,000 for each of the sharks it was smuggling.
President Hassan Rouhani said the government was working hard on projects to revive Lake Urmia.
Breathing fresh air had turned to a distant dream for the people of Tehran during the past polluted days, but the capital city’s air became clean once again thanks to the recent rain and snowfall.
Iranian Parliament on Sunday permitted the country’s accession to Paris Agreement, which is aimed at stopping global warming. This came as the US president-elect is trying to get his country, one of the world’s main producers of greenhouse gases, out of the agreement.
Managing director of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) said the zone has flared only 4.5 mcm/week of gas in the first three months of the current calendar year.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Monday morning to attend the Paris Agreement signing ceremony.