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Charity begins at the environment

Charity begins at the environment

A bottle cap-collecting campaign in Tabriz helps both the environment and disabled people.
Oil spills in Presian Gulf

Iranian researchers introduce environment-friendly method to clean up oil spills

The nano-filter made from native plants can remove contamination from water and then be used as fuel in the industry sector.
Ettemad-Water

Deputy minister tells colleagues to quit if they can’t manage

Giving an ultimatum to managers, the deputy energy minister warned that if they are not motivated enough to contribute to water management, they’d better step down.
Dogs

Stray dogs are collected and rehomed in Tehran

A project has been launched in the capital to rehome wandering dogs and treat those suffering from rabies.
Jahangiri-Vice president

With or without sanctions, we’ll pursue resistance-based economy: VP

Eshagh Jahangiri described resistance-based economy as one which remains unfazed in the face of local and foreign shocks.
Kerman Qanats

Kerman qanats up for global registration

A cultural heritage official in Kerman Province has said that Iran has submitted to UNESCO three qanats in Kerman as its nominees for the World Heritage List.
Khuzestan-Water

The rights of Mother Nature are now recognized: Environment chief

The Iranian environment chief says the budget her agency gets to protect lagoons and fundamentally deal with the problem of particulates is meager.
Persian Leopard-1

Mating of leopards captured on camera

The 20-minute featuring Bardiya a Persian leopard mating will be released as a wildlife documentary shortly.
Masoumeh Ebtekar

Ebtekar reacts to firestorm following dust storm

Iran's Environment chief has said that those MPs criticizing her agency for failure to tackle the dust storms are the very ones who eliminated the money allocated to the problem from the budget.
Parliament-Khuzestan

Iran MPs take symbolic dust storm protest to parliament floor

Iranian MPs from Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah appear on parliament floor with their protective face masks to symbolically protest poor air conditions in their home provinces.

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