Environment

Latest Environment News in Iran – 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 Shares Plan with UN to Eliminate FSO Safer Oil Spill Risk

The UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths met Ali-Asghar Khaji, the Iranian Foreign Minister's senior advisor, to discuss the latest developments in Yemen.

Lioness Undergoes Root Canal Surgery in Iran

This is the story of a female veterinarian undertaking the daunting task of performing a root canal surgery on a lioness.

African Zebra Dies in Iran Due to Stress, Infection, Delay at Customs: Zoo Officials

The zoo in the town of Safadasht west of Tehran has provided explanations about the death of an African zebra shortly after his transfer to Iran from the Netherlands.

Iran Welcomes Ghani’s Call for Tehran-Kabul Water Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has hailed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's call for water cooperation between Tehran and Kabul.

Ayatollah Khamenei Plants Sapling on Arbour Day

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has planted two saplings on the Arbour Day and the beginning of the National Week of Natural Resources.
Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms 1

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.