Nature and Wildlife

Green Slopes of Shahvar Mount

4000-meter Shahvar Mount is the symbol of glory in Shahroud of Semnan province. Shahvar is the highest peak of north east of Iran and...

Beauty of fritillaria imperialis

Dehaghan of Isfahan province is home to beautiful red fritillaria imperialis flowers during the spring.  

Festival of Tulips in City of Karaj

Visitors ar5e seen attending the Festival of Tulips held in the city of Karaj. Tulip in the Iranian culture is among national flowers as...

Isfahan Flower Garden

Flower Garden of Isfahan offers a beautiful collection of Iran’s floral diversity.  

Soil Erosion Costs Iran $56bn Annually: Official

Soil erosion in Iran is so intense that it is costing the country $56 billion every year, says Mohammad Darvish, an official at the Department of Environment. On average, soil erosion in Iran is three times greater than other Asian countries, and it is one of the highest in the world, Darvish tells the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview.

People in Flood-Hit Khuzestan Province in Southwestern Iran

After the heavy rainfall and flood that recently hit several Iranian provinces including Khuzestan in Iran’s southwest, people in these areas are struggling to...

‘Iranian Garden’ rich in color

A garden of tulips titled ‘Iranian Garden’ located in Deh Vanak neighborhood, northern Tehran, is adorned with tulips of all kinds and colors during...

Green Film Fest to promote environment protection: Ebtekar

One of the most important environmental activities this year will be organizing and holding the Green Film Festival, says head of Iran's Department of Environment.

Oshtoran Kooh in Lorestan

Oshtoran Kuh is a massive sub-range of the Zagros mountain chain. It is located in Lorestan province, about 500km from Tehran.  

Hawksbill Turtles Come to Kish Island to Lay Eggs

The surrounding waters of Iran's Kish Island are habitats for hawksbill and Green turtle species. Hawksbill turtles come to Kish waters for egg-laying largely...