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Water Resources Discovered under Earth’s Hottest Spot

Iranian researcher Amir Aghakouchak, a winner of American Geophysical Union’s prestigious Hydrology award, says he has discovered underground water resources in Lut Desert, the earth’s hottest place.

1,100 Chinese Officials Punished for Damaging Environment

More than 1,000 officials have been held responsible and punished in China for environmental damage, as China steps up efforts to fight pollution through deterrent means.
Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iranian scientists from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) have managed to produce a new type of nano-absorbers highly capable of diminishing the emission of greenhouse gases.
Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country inRenewable Energies: Forbes

Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country in Renewable Energies: Forbes

A report by Forbes says European firmsare pouringtheir money into renewable energy projects in Iran, which is the most advanced country in the region in terms of renewable energy development.
Iran Signs €20m Deal with China on Development of Solar Panels

Iran Signs €20m Deal with China on Development of Solar Panels

The Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran and China's Znshine PV-Tech Company signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday to set up an automated production line of photovoltaic panels in Iran.

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.
Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

A Norwegian solar company has defied US President Donald Trump’s call for further isolation of Iran by signing a deal to invest €2.5 billion ($4 billion) in the country over the next five years.
Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iranian experts have managed to eliminate oil pollution from groundwater in Asaluyeh region in southern Iran by using local microbes, an official said.
217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

Over two hundred villages in are generating solar energy to meet their power needs and the number is expected to surpass 300 by the end of this year’s Iranian calendar year (mid-March 2018).
Tehran Police Forcers to Use Bicycle for Daily Missions

Tehran Police Forces to Use Bicycle for Daily Missions

Tehran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi says in view of the traffic congestion and air pollution in Tehran, police forces may carry out their missions using bicycles in the second half of current Iranian year.

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