Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Nature and Wildlife

Spring nature of Churat Lake in Sari, Iran’s Mazandaran Province

Churat Lake is located 10 kilometers from Churat Village in the Chahardange district of Sari, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Iran’s Hidden Gem: Bisheh, a Paradise Nestled in the Heart of Zagros, western Iran

Nestled amidst the majestic landscapes of Zagros lies the enchanting village of Bisheh, a true haven boasting an array of natural, cultural, historical, social, and economic treasures in the western Iranian province of Lorestan.

Two bears wrestling in northern Iran                                                                               

A wildlife enthusiast has captured images of the playfulness and wrestling of two brown bears in the mountains of Savdkouh, Mazandaran province, in northern Iran.

Miracle in the making: Lake Urmia reborn after years of drought

In a remarkable turn of events, Lake Urmia, once a symbol of environmental devastation, is now experiencing a miraculous revival. After years of suffering from crippling drought, the lake is bursting with newfound vitality, thanks to the abundant rains of last winter and this spring.

Iran tourism: Tarom, a piece of paradise in spring in Zanjan

The Iranian city of Tarom in Zanjan province in western Tehran, perched on top of the country, is and a complete package of a natural attractions for tourists.

Twin rainbow forms over Tehran

Residents of Iran's capital Tehran were on Wednesday treated to a visual spectacle: a double rainbow.

Iran’s Zrebar Lake overflows after recent downpours

The level of water in the Zrebar Lake in western Iranian city of Marivan has reached its highest point due to the rainfalls in the past few days.

Urmia Lake water level further up

The water level in Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran has witnessed a significant surge after recent downpours, the head of the catchment areas said.

Flashfloods hit central, southeastern Iranian cities Isfahan, Yazd

Heavy rainfalls in several cities in central and southeastern Iran have triggered floods, causing damage and leaving several people missing.

Persian leopard spotted in Iran’s Ardebil province

A leopard has been spotted in a protected area in Iran's Ardebil province.

Heavy snow blankets Khalkhal, northwestern Iran, during spring

In a rare incident, heavy snow blanketed the Almas Road in the northwestern Iranian town of Khalkhal nearly one month into the spring.

Iran’s Karaj hosts tulip festival

A tulip festival is underway in the Iranian city of Karaj, near the capital Tehran, which showcases the largest carpet flower in West Asia.

Unseasonal snow brings joy to Meshgin Shahr in northwestern Iran

The Iranian city of Meshgin Shahr in northwestern province of Ardabil was covered with snow on Thursday in the spring.

Lightning lights up Iranian capital’s skyline

People in the Iranian capital Tehran, a dry city for most of the year, experienced heavy showers and lightning on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday. 

Spring blossoms in orchards of Golestan province, northern Iran

With the beginning of spring, fruit trees have blossomed and created unique landscapes in the gardens and fields of Iran's Golestan province.

First Persian fallow deer born in New Year 

Just days into the Persian New Year in Iran, the country's wikdlife is blessed with a new member; a Persian fallow dear calf. 

Brown bear spotted in Iran’s Arasbaran protected area

A brown bear has been caught on camera in the Arasbaran protected area, also known as Ghareh Dagh, in northwestern Iran bordering the Azerbaijan Republic.

Rarely-seen Persian leopards show up in Iran’s Mazandaran

A camera trap equipped with motion sensors has recorded images of two Persian leopards in the northern Iranian city of Savadkouh in Mazandaran Province.

Iran’s natural wonder: Mud volcano in north

Naftalijeh mud volcano is one of the natural places of Golestan province, which is located in Gomishan city in the east of the Caspian.

Villagers in northeast Iran hand out animal feed to local wildlife

The historical Kalidar village lies 90 kilometers northwest of the town of Neyshabur in the northeastern Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan province, and 20 kilometers east of the town of Chekneh on the slopes of Mount Binalud.

4 brown bears spotted in Iran’s Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province

The director general of the Environmental Protection Department of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, in southern Iran, says environmentalists have spotted 4 brown bears around the Dana protected area in Dana city.

Revival of lake Urmia welcomes tourists as water levels reach new highs

In a significant turn of events, Lake Urmia, a once-depleted natural wonder in Iran, is making a remarkable comeback, attracting tourists with its improved conditions. Recent measures implemented in the catchment area and satellite wetlands, coupled with favorable rainfall, have led to a substantial rise in the lake's water levels.

Iran’s Maranjab desert mirage: Snowflakes grace unlikely landscape

In a captivating twist of nature's whimsy, Maranjab desert, typically known for its arid terrain, has recently hosted an unexpected guest – snow.

Iran’s Leader marks nat’l tree planting day, stresses on relief efforts in flood-stricken southeast

Iranian Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei planted three saplings on Tuesday to mark the National Arbor Day in the Natural Resources Week.

Omid, migratory Siberian crane, hasn’t returned to Iran

The only survivor of a flock of Siberian cranes, named Omid or hope in Persian, has not returned to Iran this year to its winter refuge, the head of Iran's Environment Protection Organization says.

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