Nature and Wildlife

Remnants of 20-Million-Year-Old Elephant Tusks Unearthed in Iran

The remnants of two Proboscidean fossils including two elephant tusks have been unearthed in Iran’s northwestern city of Ardabil, said the General Director of Ardabil’s Department of Environment.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Saqalaksar Lake

Saqalaksar Lake is located in Gilan province, north of Iran, 15 km south of Rasht. The water of the lake is supplied by the spring fountains of the region.

Magnificent Nature of Masal in Northern Iran

Masal is a city in Gilan province, located next to the Talysh Mountains, and is one of the most beautiful and intact regions of Iran.

Tehran Hosting Exhibit of Desert Photos by Italian Photographer

An exhibition of analog photos of Iran's Lut Desert by Italian photographer John R. Pepper is underway in Tehran.

Astonishing Beauty of Abr Forest

Many think that Semnan Province in Iran is engulfed by the deserts, but 45 kilometres north of the provincial city of Shahrud there is a very charming forest called Abr, which literally means Cloud Forest.

Potash Complex: Dreamy Residence in Heart of Iran Deserts

Potash Complex of Khur in Isfahan province is one of the largest potash reserves in the Middle East. The complex is located in the salt deserts of Dasht-e Kavir, about 450 kilometers away from the city of Isfahan.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sunflower Farms of Kurdistan

The fields of Kurdistan province in western Iran are among the most suitable ones for cultivating sunflower, whose seeds are widely used in Iran for oil extraction.

Caspian Forest of Rudkhan Castle; Natural Gem in Northern Iran

The Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forest is a region in the southern margin of the Caspian Sea, covering an area of 55,000 square kilometres, located on the southern and south-eastern parts of the Caspian Sea.

Mud Therapy in Lake Urmia; A Mixture of Healing, Recreation

Lake Urmia in north-western Iran is widely known for its therapeutic properties, particularly those of its mud, which is attracting more and more tourists to the region.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shirabad Waterfall

Shirabad waterfall, located in the city of Khanbebin in Golestan province, is a major tourist attraction in north-eastern Iran.

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