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Return of Life to Major Wetland in Southwestern Iran

The recent rainfalls in southern and southwestern parts of Iran have breathed new life into Hurolazim, one of the biggest and most important wetlands of Iran, which is the Iranian part of a bigger wetland shared with Iraq.
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Khuzestan Problems Not to Harm Its Tourism: MP

An Iranian Parliament member says the dust pollution and other problems in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, wouldn’t cause any trouble for its visitors in the Iranian New Year.
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Iran’s Dust Pollution Originates from ISIS-Controlled Areas: UN

A top UN official says the ongoing dust and particulate pollution in southwestern Iran originates from outside the country, particularly areas controlled by the ISIS terrorist group.
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Incorrect Regional Policies Main Cause of Environmental Problems: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says incorrect policies in the region have led to environmental problems, including desertification, dust pollution and water shortage crises.
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Iran to Allocate $100m to Crisis-Hit Khuzestan

An Iranian MP announced that a plan to allocate $100 million to resolve the problems of Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran has been approved in the Parliament.
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MP Warns against Increased Smuggling of Iran’s Soil

An Iranian MP has warned that Iran’s soil is being increasingly smuggled to other countries, expressing dissatisfaction with the failure of related bodies to identify and arrest the smugglers.

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.
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Ayatollah Khamenei Calls for Action on Dust Pollution, Flood in Southern Iran

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei urged Iranian authorities to defuse the dust and flood crisis in Iran’s southern regions.
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Iran to Host First UN Meeting on Dust Pollution

The head of Iran’s Environment Department announced that the Islamic Republic is to host the first UN international meeting on dust pollution.
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Rain of Starlings in Iran

Every spring, migratory starlings head to Russia and end up in Aral Sea; however, they won’t arrive in there this year as they die on their way across Iran.

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