Iran to Electrify Motorcycles to Reduce Air Pollution Minister

Iran to Electrify Motorcycles to Reduce Air Pollution: Minister

Iran’s energy minister says the country plans to electrify motorcycles in metropolises as part of a technical-economic program to reduce air pollution.
Iran Building 11 Rubber Dams

Iran Building 11 Rubber Dams

Iran’s Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says 11 rubber dams are under construction across the country with the purpose of protecting the environment, particularly in the northern provinces.

Researchers Remove Sulfur from Petrol to Decrease Air Pollution

Iranian researchers at the University of Isfahan have conducted a study on removing sulfur from petroleum compounds, as a major step towards better automotive performance.
Iran Starts Extracting Healthy Drinking Water from Rain

Iran Starts Extracting Healthy Drinking Water from Rain

Iran has begun to extract drinking water from rainwater as part of a project implemented in Mazandaran province, north of Iran.
Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness (2)

Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness

A blind Baluch girl and social activist symbolically collects the garbage dumped by the people on the shore of Darak in Chabahar port.
Air Pollution Shuts Down Schools, Universities in Tehran (5)

Air Pollution Shuts Down Schools, Universities in Tehran

All kindergartens, schools, and universities of Tehran and some other Iranian cities have been shut down on Saturday because of heavy air pollution.

Operation Underway to Stop Leak Off Iranian Rig

Iranian authorities say a major leak that has taken place off an oil rig in the Persian Gulf waters is being contained as they insist more work would be needed to stanch the expanding spill.
Arab Poachers of Houbara Bustard Arrested in Iran

Arab Poachers of Houbara Bustard Arrested in Iran

Two foreign poachers have been arrested at the airport of the Iranian city of Shiraz for the illegal hunting of houbara bustards.

Iran to Use Vegetation to Clean Oil-Contaminated Areas

Researchers at the University of Tehran have managed to identify and introduce native plants that can be used in refining the contaminated soil of oil-rich Gachsaran County in southern Iran.

Poacher in Iran Ordered by Court to Provide Fodder for Wild Animals

A poacher receives a rare court verdict in the Iranian town of Firuzkuh near the capital of Tehran.