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Environmental Pollutants Conference Kicks Off in Tehran

The first international conference on environmental pollutants sampling and monitoring kicked off in Tehran on Sunday May 1.

Heavy Rain in Southern Iran Breathes New Life into Maharloo Lake

The recent heavy rainfall in southern Iran have breathed a new life into several shrinking wetlands and lakes including Maharloo Lake, near Shiraz.

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%.

Rare Glimpse Caught of Asiatic Cheetah in Iran

Environmental patrol officers in Shahroud’s Khartouran wildlife refuge have caught a rare glimpse of Asiatic Cheetah in a quite accidental encounter.

Discovery of 30 dead sharks on board boat (PHOTOS)

The owner of the launch, which is now impounded, will have to pay almost $10,000 for each of the sharks it was smuggling.
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Government Working Vigorously to Revive Lake Urmia

President Hassan Rouhani said the government was working hard on projects to revive Lake Urmia.
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Tehran Finally Breathes Clean Air after Days of Severe Air Pollution

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.

Parliament OK’s Iran’s Accession to Paris Climate Agreement

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.

PSEEZ Reduces Gas Flaring to Save Environment

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.

Zarif to Meet US Counterpart in NY

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Monday morning to attend the Paris Agreement signing ceremony.

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