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Iran Trying to Cope with Environmental Crisis in Southwest

Iranian officials and lawmakers are trying to defuse the environmental crisis in Khuzestan province, southeastern Iran, these days.
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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%.
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Iranian Minister Apologises to Nation for Power Outage

Iran’s Energy Minister apologized the residents of Khuzestan Province in southwestern Iran for power and water cut caused by climatic conditions.
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Aerial View of Iran’s Largest Solar Power Plant

Iran’s biggest solar power plant was inaugurated on Saturday, February 4, in Iranian West-central province of Hamadan.
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Iranian Students Build New Solar Car

The preliminary design of a solar car named 'Sepehr' (Sky) will be unveiled at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) this week.
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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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