Tag: Environment Protection

Environment Protection-Translation of the latest news and views from the Iran Newspaper and Media about Environment Protection

Rangers vs. Hunters: How Rangers Endanger Their Lives to Save Animals

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.

Fire at Mahshahr Petchem Complex Was an Environmental Warning

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.

Iranians Offer Oblations by Making Donations to Environment

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.
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Persian Ground Jay, Iran’s Endemic Bird in Lut Desert

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.

Black Crowned Crane Birthday Celebrated

A ceremony was held in Tehran’s Birds Garden to celebrate the birthday of a black crowned crane. The black crowned crane (Balearica pavonina) is an endangered bird due to habitat loss and degradation. Here are...

Rouhani: Forest Rangers Killed While Protecting Environment

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.

Foreign Ministry Tasked with Pursuing Dust Pollution Issue

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.

Iranian Official Says Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq Sources of Dust Pollution

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.

Two-Thirds of the World to Suffer Water Scarcity in 10 Years

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.

PNU Students Make Gazebo from Recycled Materials

To coincide with World Environment Day, a group of students from Payam-e-Noor University in Birjand, South Khorasan province, have made a gazebo with 3200 bottles inside the university grounds.

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