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Rare Pallas’s cats seen in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

After sightings of a leopard-like animal by the locals in a town in North Khorasan Province, the provincial Environment Department sent some experts to...
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Climate change causes spread of dust in region

Iraq, Jordan, Syria and the Arabian Peninsula are the major foreign centers for the dust pollution in Iran, the director of the Iranian Environment Department said.
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Gov’t attaches great importance to environment: Rouhani

The president said settlement of environmental problems and conservation of natural resources requires a balanced use of nature and technology, promotion of culture and investment.

UN welcomes Iran’s proposals on dust particles: Ebtekar

Vice-President and Head of the Department of Environment Masoomeh Ebtekar said on Saturday that Iran has suggested the UN ways of eliminating dust particles problem worldwide.
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Alligator makes it to industrial no-go zone (PHOTOS)

Images of an alligator in a gas facility in southern Iran.
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Iran, Germany to sign agreement on forestry cooperation

Iran and Germany are planning to sign an agreement to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of forests and forestry.
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Science can solve the problem of particles

Iran-based UN Resident Coordinator says Middle Eastern countries should admit that particles pose a grave threat and they need collaborative efforts to solve the environmental problem.
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Qeshm Geo-park Museum, one of the best wildlife museums in Iran

The Geo-Park Museum on Qeshm Island is home to more than 3,000 animal species.
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Some 35 million Iranians are affected by air pollution: Environment chief

The 11th government is taking good steps to tackle air pollution in the country; one such step is to cut the emission of hazardous gases in cooperation with the Oil Ministry, said Ebtekar.
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Planting trees to remember the dead

The tree-planting event organized by Zoroastrians in cooperation with Tehran Municipality.

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