Nature and Wildlife

Isolated Coral Reefs Discovered in Persian Gulf

Following the fifth exploratory patrol by the Persian Gulf Explorer vessel, one of the main habitats of the isolated coral reefs (Cup Corals) was discovered in the Persian Gulf.

Storks Bring Peace, Luck to Iran’s Kurdistan

Bilu, a small village in Western Iran, is the habitat of storks, and is widely known as the home of these birds, which are known by locals as symbols of luck.

Filband Village Covered in Snow in Middle of Spring

Filband, a village in northern Iran famous for its skies which are full of interconnected cumulus clouds, has become even more attractive these days as it is blanketed with snow in the middle of spring.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Spring in Western Areas

The arrival of spring in Iran has given spectacular scenery to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s west and West Azarbaijan province in the north-west, among others.

Persian Lion Returns to Iran after 80 Years

Iran lost its last Asiatic or Persian lion almost 80 years ago, and it became extinct in the country due to indiscriminate hunting and habitat loss, but the lion is now back home.

Son Covers Street in Tehran with 200,000 Tulips in Mother’s Memory

An Iranian man annually plants thousands of tulip flowers on the edge of the pavement of Zarafshan Street in Tehran as a memorial to his late mother.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Pol-e Dokhtar Lagoons

The city of Pol-e Dokhtar in Lorestan province, western Iran, is home to numerous historical and tourist attractions, including seven permanent and four seasonal lagoons, which have made Pol-e Dokhtar known as the City of Wetlands.

Qalat; A Village with Unique Nature, Old History in Southern Iran

Qalat village, located 36 kilometres northwest of Shiraz in Fars province, is a beautiful historical village with a cool climate even in the hottest months of the year. The village is at an altitude of 2,065 metres above sea level with about 7,000 inhabitants.

Mashhad Hosts Festival of Tulip, Daffodil Flowers

A festival of tulip and daffodil flowers is being held in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashhad, giving a scenic beauty to the holy city.

Qazvin Gardens Play Significant Role in Containing Flood

The gardens of Qazvin province in north-west of Tehran have played a major role in containing the recent devastating floods that hit almost all parts of Iran, leaving over 76 people dead.

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