Environment

Covering everything to do with important green issues and the challenges of sustainable development. Stories, opinion, and reports.

10May2015-JameJam

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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Video on killing stray dogs goes viral, sparking protest

Iran’s environment chief has condemned the savage killing of stray dogs in Shiraz, calling for a fitting punishment for the perpetrators.
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A man who dedicated two decades of his life to oak trees

Disappearance of trees coupled with a film depicting the once thick forests of his province prompted the retired teacher to take action.
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Environmentalists clean up nature in northern Iran

Following concerted efforts by a number of Iranian environmentalists, a forested hill in northern Iran was cleared of garbage.
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A plea by deputy environment chief before Afghan president visits Iran

Environmental issues must be discussed in the upcoming meetings between Iranian and Afghan officials, a deputy environment chief said.
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Golestan environmental police take over stranded bear cubs

The mother might have been killed by poachers or some locals and an investigation is underway to figure out what has become of her, a local environmental official said.
Mahlagha Mallah

Waste no time; we must protect the environment from trash

An Iranian environment lover who hasn’t produced garbage for six decades says people can do their share to protect the environment through household waste management.

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