Residents of Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan near the border with Iraq, are reeling after the southwestern city was walloped by a dust storm that prompted officials to order schools and government offices closed.
After the sand cat was freed from the trap and transferred to get medical care, all traps set in the region were ordered destroyed.
Air pollution in Iran’s southern province of Khuzestan has rendered breathing difficult for residents.
The environmental guards in Iran have rescued and treated an injured goshawk in Semnan Province.
The director of the Environment Protection Organization says that worsening drought conditions threaten the future of Iran, the region and the entire world.
Organization of such a ceremony is a reflection of good relations between Iranian and Italian artists, said the director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
Participants in the Clean Air Day carnival in Tehran asked for more efforts to help improve air conditions in cities which are gasping for fresh air.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Davos [in Switzerland] and Munich [in Germany] will host the next rounds of negotiations between Iran and 5+1.
Iran’s environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar has said that the polluting industries will be shown no leniency.
Lake Orumiyeh, one of the largest salt lakes in the world, has been ravaged by severe droughts in recent years; 90 percent of its surface area has dried up.