Buffalos Beat Summer Heat by Bathing in Steel Lagoon

As the level of water has decreased in the Steel Lagoon near the northern Iranian city of Astara, domestic cattle and water buffalos that live beside the region’s swamps and rivers find the lake suitable for bathing.

Lake Urmia in Photos: From Gradual Death to Revival

A photographer has taken magnificent photos of Lake Urmia in north-western Iran over a span of five years.

New Life Breathed into Howz-e Soltan Lake in Central Iran

The high amount of precipitation in central Iran this year has revived the desert lake of Howz-e Soltan located along the Qom-Saveh road in central Iran, doubling the area of its surface water compared with the previous year.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Fashak Village

Fashak is a very beautiful, temperate village in Alamut region of Rudbar district, Qazvin province.

Two Types of Rare Coral Spotted in Persian Gulf South of Iran

Two types of rare hard coral have been spotted in the Persian Gulf waters to the south of Iran.

Crocodile Bites Off Kid’s Arm in Iran

A huge mugger crocodile has bitten off the arm of a 10-year-old Iranian village girl who was washing clothes in a river in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Art Event in Kerman Keeps Memory of Dried Trees Alive

Wood Memory, an art event where Kerman’s dried trees are turned into artworks, is being held in this desert city’s Maths Park and National Library.

Lagoon’s Revival Brings Back Smile to Faces of Local Fishermen

Incessant rainfall has pushed up water levels at Choghakhor lagoon in southwestern Iran, improving the environmental conditions there and reviving a vital source of income for locals.

Joy of Climbing Snowy Summit in Summer

Bozsina, which means the Icy Chest in local language, is the name of a mountain in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province, located between Urmia and Oshnavieh cities near Iran’s border with Iraq and Turkey.

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests Registered as World Heritage

The Hyrcanian Forests of northern Iran, which date back to millions of years ago, have been added to the list of the World Heritage Sites of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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