Environment

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“Iran’s Power Cuts Not Linked with Paris Climate Agreement”

An Energy Ministry official has rejected claims by opponents of the Rouhani administration that the recent power shortage across the country is a result of Iran’s fulfilment of its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement.

Stunning Beauty of Iran’s Intact Juniper Forests

Juniper, or as local Iranians call it Ores, is a rare, coniferous and long-life tree which can live for up to 2,000 years. The ever-green tree grows up in mountainous areas with a height of over 2,500 metres above the sea level.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Calls for Global Action on Climate Change

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has called on all states and governments across the world to pay serious attention to the “horrible” phenomenon of climate change.

Asiatic Cheetah, Her Four Cubs Spotted in Iranian National Park (+Video)

A female Asiatic cheetah and her four cubs were recently observed by the National park rangers in the protected area of Touran Wildlife Refuge in Iran’s Semnan province.

Major Project Inaugurated to End Water Crisis in Southern Iran

A huge water transfer project named Ghadir II became operational in southern Iran on Wednesday night, ending the residents’ water problem after long time.

Water Shortage in Southern Iran Turns into Crisis

The poor quality of drinking water in southern Iran, particularly the south-western province of Khuzestan, has triggered protests in recent weeks.

From Addict to Cyclist; How to Ride Again after 20 Years of Struggling with...

The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.

Fresh Rainfall Revives Iran’s Moribund Lake Urmia

Increasing rainfall has breathed new life into Lake Urmia which has been on the brink of drying up.

Iranian Nano-Firms Seeking Market Share in East Asia

Iranian nano-companies operating in the field of water are seeking to secure a share of the lucrative market in East Asia.

May 2018, Rainiest Month in Iran in 10 Years

The latest figures released by Iran Meteorological Organization suggest the 30-day period between April 21 and May 21 has been the rainiest month in Iran over the past ten years.

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