Environment Protection-Translation of the latest news and views from the Iran Newspaper and Media about Environment Protection
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Dena Biosphere Reserve in Western Iran is home to many valuable species of animals; however, the national park rangers have to risk their lives to stop hunters from killing animals and destroying the environment.
Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment said the recent fire in Bou Ali Petrochemical Complex in southwestern Iran was a wakeup call on the importance of environmental issues and safety.
The drought-induced shortage of food has posed a serious threat to animals; however, in a spontaneous move, Iranians have started offering oblations to God by donating fodder for starving animals.
Iran’s Lut Desert, which has lately been named as a world heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is home to Pleske's ground jay or Persian ground jay as an endemic bird of Iran, an official said.
Iran’s President, in a message of condolence after the killing of three park wardens, said that they remain on the front line of preserving the country’s environment and natural resources.
An urgent meeting to address the critical dust pollution in several Iranian provinces was held on Sunday, June 19, with 5 ministers, 5 governors-general, and the head of Environment Department in attendance. The Iranian Foreign Ministry was finally tasked with following up on the issue, since much of the dust is coming from abroad.
The dust that has been blanketing Iran’s western and south-western provinces in recent days is coming from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Syria, Head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Masoumeh Ebtekar said.
The secretary of the IUESA said that some experts have estimated that about two-thirds of the world’s population will suffer from severe or relative water scarcity by 2025.