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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 Uses Nanotechnology for Wastewater Treatment

An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to use nanotechnology to treat industrial wastewater.
Iran Produces Bullets for Cloud Seeding

Iran Produces Cloud Seeding Rockets

Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the country has managed to produce rockets by which clouds can be inseminated.

Iran Devises Method to Purify Water Naturally

Iranian researchers have developed a method to purify water naturally by removing its nitrate using the very same bacteria that exist in water.

Iranian, German Researchers Study Varamin’s Prehistoric Climate

A group of Iranian and German scientists has started the second phase of its joint research into Varamin Plain in southern Tehran with the main goal of understanding the area’s climate in prehistoric eras.

Iran Stepping Up Efforts to Save Asiatic Cheetahs

On the eve of the International Cheetah Day marked on December 4, the head of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) says efforts are underway to save Asiatic (Iranian) cheetahs through tissue culture, the growth of tissues or cells separate from the organism.

Iran to Start New Cloud Seeding Project

The director of Iran’s National Cloud Seeding Research Center said a new cloud seeding project will begin in more than 10 provinces using planes, drones and ground-based generators.

Kurds in Iran Hold ‘Bride of the Rain’ Festival

The traditional ritual of praying for rain, also known as the ‘Bridge of the Rain’, is among the ancient traditions in Kurdish-populated regions in northwestern Iran.

Muslim Researchers Discuss Environmental Woes at KANS Competition

The Iranian capital of Tehran recently hosted an international competition, where 154 young researchers and students from several Muslim countries offered their plans and solutions to deal with water and environmental problems.

Iran FM Highlights Significance of Science Diplomacy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday delivered a speech on the significance of “science diplomacy for the future”.

US Sanctions on Iran Harm Environment: VP

Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar says the US sanctions on Tehran not only endanger people’s lives but also cause severe damages to the environment.

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