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Increased Gas Consumption with Precipitation in 24 Iranian Provinces

Many cities and villages across Iran are facing a dropped temperature as well as rain and snow fall, and this has sharply raised the daily gas consumption.
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Iranian Family Launches Nationwide Campaign to Protect Asiatic Cheetah

An Iranian family is leading a caravan that travels across the country to inform people about the lives of critically-endangered Asiatic cheetahs.

School Built in Iran Thanks to Waste Paper Sale

As a result of the plans Iranian government is implementing to raise students’ awareness about environmental protection, a school has been constructed with the money provided by selling pupils’ waste paper and old books.
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Recovery of Iran’s Shrinking Lake Urmia on Track despite Setbacks

The 10% decrease in precipitation within Urmia's catchment area during the current water year (started Sept. 22) compared to the previous year has hindered the lake's restoration.
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Water Returns to Revive Imperilled River in Central Iran

The floodgates of Zayandehroud Dam were opened on Sunday to allow water to flow into the parched river with the same name.
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Multimedia Art Exhibition in Tehran Warns People about Threats to Environment

The multimedia art exhibition Jazr [literally ebb tide] is underway in Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, with a focus on environmental issues, water in particular.

Iranian President Test-Drives Homegrown Electric Car

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.

Hybrid Cars May Enter Tehran’s Restricted Zones without Traffic Permit

Hybrid cars don't need a traffic permit to enter restricted zones in Tehran as they produce little or no harmful emissions, said the head of the Executive Center of Tehran's Traffic Police.
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3 Iranian Universities among Top 500 Green Universities

Three Iranian universities have been ranked among 500 top universities of UI GreenMetric World University Ranking in 2016.

Green Protest at Forest Destruction in Northwestern Iran

People in the city of Sardasht in northwestern Iran voiced their protest at the destruction of oak forests by carrying flower pots.

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