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Covering stories, opinions, and reports dealing with the most important environmental issues and challenges of sustainable development, and efforts to save the environment either in Iran or other parts of the world.

Iran Builds Machine to Purify Wastewater Using Nanotechnology

A graywater purification device, which is made based on nanostructured ceramic membranes, was recently unveiled in a nanotechnology exhibition in Tehran.

Persian Leopard Borzou Migrates to Turkmenistan

An old male Persian leopard named Borzou has moved 20 kilometers from the Iranian border to enter Turkmenistan. This is the first time the leopard’s movement between two regional countries is being recorded.

Iran Develops Smart Tree to Reduce Air Pollution

Researchers in Iran have designed and developed an artificial smart tree capable of absorbing large amounts of CO2 in order to clean the air and reduce air pollution.

Iran, Japan Discuss Resolution of Environmental Woes

Iranian Minister of Science Mansour Gholami has held talks with Japanese officials in Tokyo on ways to resolve environmental problems, particularly dust pollution and flooding.

Unique Photos Snapped of Persian Leopards

Mehdi Chalani, an Iranian environmental photographer, has managed to snap some unique pictures of three Persian leopards living in a protected area in the central province of Semnan.

Iranian Artist Uses Plastic Bags to Give Environmental Warning

Damages inflicted on the environment and human’s negative impacts on the nature and the wild life were the main theme of an exhibition recently held by an Iranian artist in the capital city Tehran.
Water Crisis

Iran’s Underground River to Help Ease Water Problems

A lawmaker says Iran’s energy ministry and vice presidency for science and technology are carrying out a project in Iran’s south-eastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan to ease the region's water problems using an underground river.

Iran Using Plants to Fight Dust Pollution in Lake Urmia

A working group tasked with reviving Iran’s Lake Urmia has started to grow two types of plants to save the region from salt particles.

Festival of Art for Peace Opens in Tehran

The 6th International Festival of Art for Peace has opened in Tehran, focusing on "the environment" as its main theme.

Pollution-Hit Tehran Embraces New Bike-Sharing Start-up

A bike-sharing start-up was officially launched in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, in a move that city officials hope would help ease problems in the densely-populated, highly polluted city.

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