Environment

Iran Environment News

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.

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.

Environment Must Be Protected Even in Wartime

The exploitation of the environment for military and hostile purposes is a disaster for global nature and wildlife, and that’s why the United Nations has designated November 6 as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

Iran Holds Int’l Seminar on War’s Consequences for Family, Environment

The 2018 edition of an international seminar revolving around the impact of war on woman, family and environment was held in Tehran on Tuesday, in the presence of a dozens of government officials and foreign ambassadors.

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.

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