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Environmental Hazards Jeopardizing Iranian People’s Social Health: Rouhani

The Iranian president says having a healthy environment is a social right and one of the fundamental principles of citizens’ rights, but environmental problems imperil social health and security.

Iran to Produce Electric Engines for Vehicles

The Science and Technology Department of the Iranian President’s Office and the Tehran Municipality have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advanced transportation and designing a platform to electrify vehicles.

Iranian Company Develops Advanced Air Pollution Monitoring Devices

An Iranian knowledge-based company has manufactured advanced devices for flue gas analysis, emission and particulate matter measurement, and air purification.

Iran Says Seizure of South Korean Vessel ‘A Completely Technical Issue’

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.
Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.

Dead Whale Washed Ashore on Iran’s Kish Island

The carcass of a whale belonging to an endangered species of the mammal is found off the coast of Kish Island in southern Iran and buried there.
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Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms

The citizens of Tehran should now wear their face masks not just to contain the spread of the COVID-19, but also to protect themselves against the air pollution which annually hits Tehran as the winter looms.
Iran’s IRGC Using RQ-170 Drones to Seed Clouds

Iran’s IRGC Using RQ-170 Drones to Seed Clouds

The Aerospace Division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it is using a reverse-engineered version of the American unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-170 to seed clouds.
European Envoys Join Tehran Mayor in Car-Free Day Cycling

European Envoys Join Tehran Mayor in Car-Free Day Cycling

The ambassadors of France, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany along with Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, used their bicycles on Tuesday on the occasion of World Car-Free Day.
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Environmentalists Rescue Flamingos Caught in Salt in Northwestern Iran

A group of Iranian environmentalists have rescued six flamingo chicks that were caught in the salt on the western shores of Lake Urmia.