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Iran Lake Urmia

Iran, Australia to Save Lake Urmia from Drying Out

Iran and Australia are to work together to save Iran’s Lake Urmia, which is almost drying out.
Lake Urmia Inflow Boosted Thanks to Heavy Rainfall

Lake Urmia Inflow Boosted Thanks to Heavy Rainfall

Following heavy rainfall in West Azarbaijan Province over the past several days, some 80 million cubic meters of water have flowed into Urmia Lake.
Iran Won’t Register Vehicles without Emission Standards

Iran Won’t Register Vehicles without Emission Standards

Motor vehicles which do not measure up to emission standards will not be registered in Iran.
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.
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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.
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Iran’s Leader Urges Gov’t to Stop Importing Fruits

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, highlighted the great quality of Iranian fruits and called on officials to stop importing fruits unless in very necessary cases.
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Environment Is Everything: Mayor of Tehran

Tehran mayor says the environment is the most important index of quality in villages and cities, the loss of which will be a disaster.
Hirmand River

Afghanistan Violates Treaty with Iran on Border River

In a move in violation of a 1973 treaty with Iran, Afghanistan has refused to supply its neighbor with share of water from the Hirmand River, which rises in Afghanistan and flows through eastern parts of Iran, according to Iran’s Energy Ministry.
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Iran’s President Plants Tree on National Arbour Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and a number of other officials each planted a tree sapling on March 5 to mark the National Arbour Day.
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Iranian MP Calls for Promotion of Tree Planting Culture among People

An Iranian lawmaker says the culture of tree planting is required to be promoted among the people, stressing that planting tree saplings should not be only exclusive to the National Arbour Day, annually marked in Iran on March 5.

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