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Orumieh lake

Norway, Iran to study water transfer from Caspian Sea to Lake Orumiyeh

Under an MoU between Iran and a Norwegian company, the latter will study the ecological and environmental side-effects of transferring water from the Caspian Sea to Lake Orumiyeh.
Iranian cheetah

Camera traps capture 4 new Asiatic cheetahs in Iran

Four new Asiatic cheetahs have been sighted in Iran, says the head of Touran Biosphere Reserve (TBR) in Semnan Province.
life-saving

Park rangers give an injured wild goat life-saving stitches

If it weren’t for the swift action of people and environment officials, the animal would have definitely died from its injuries.
Persian leopard hunter

Persian leopard hunter ends up in jail; 42 months behind bars

The man who illegally hunted the Persian leopard landed up in jail for killing the big cat, damaging the environment and carrying an unlicensed weapon.
Tehran electric motorbike show

Tehran electric motorbike show; a prelude to eco-friendly bikes

Tehran Municipality held an exhibition of motorbikes, the first step in broader plans to help the capital breathe cleaner air.
Iran-Ebtekar-Minerva

Iran’s female vice president has been awarded Italy’s Minerva Award

Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar's endeavors on political and environmental fronts have been recognized in Rome.
smuggled birds

A large haul of smuggled birds was seized in southern Iran

The environmental police in Chabahar have intercepted a large haul of falcons and houbara bustards en route from Pakistan to Arab countries in the Persian Gulf.
rahasazikabk-2

Kiss captivity goodbye

Seven wild captive birds regained their freedom after environmental police of Marivan found them in a poacher’s house.
Donkey

A memorable lesson from donkeys on an Iranian island

It’s time some humans took a leaf out of a donkey’s book.
Masoumeh Ebtekar

Germany welcomes environmental cooperation with Iran

Iran and Germany set the stage for closer environmental cooperation.

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