Environment

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

blue sky

We are entitled to blue skies

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.
Zarif-Metro 8

Next rounds of nuclear talks in Davos, Munich

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.
Masoomeh Ebtekar

We won’t go soft on polluting industries

Iran’s environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar has said that the polluting industries will be shown no leniency.
Urumieh Lake

Lake Orumiyeh’s surface area is growing

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.
Delbar-Kooshki-Cheetah

Is it going to be love at first sight, endangered species-style?

A blind date between the two cheetahs paid off, yet it remains to be seen if they are really serious in wanting to start a family.
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A salty restaurant in southern Iran

The choice of salt as the main construction material in this restaurant has been meant to promote the concept of green construction.
cheetah cub

Tragic back-to-back losses of a cheetah cub and its mother

In a terribly tragic incident, a cheetah cub shared the same fate as its mother and lost its life to a car accident on the same spot where the female cheetah was found dead.
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.

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