Saturday, February 4, 2023


Muddy artist points up water crisis in Iran

A man in mud, Masoud Nikdel, brings his routine activities to a standstill to artistically say that water crisis is a serious problem in Iran.

Asiatic cheetah on the prowl

Kooshki was handed over as a gift by a hunter to the Environment Protection Organization when he was a cub.

A city councilor takes a dip, of a different sort

Environment activists have been protesting for years but their efforts to stem the flow of dirty water into sea have not produced any results yet.

Life of an environmentalist in photos

Kamran says he has gone through many books to learn more about ways of helping the environment and wildlife.

Asiatic cheetah-themed airliner takes to Iranian skies

A Meraj Airlines Airbus A320 on whose nose the image of an Asiatic cheetah has been painted has taken to the sky for the first time.

What is the solution? Water imports or efficient management?

An Iranian news website has quoted environment experts as blaming mismanagement for water shortages in Iran.

An act of kindness toward animals (PHOTOS)

The couple believes this small act of kindness brings peace and blessings to their lives.

Trash pileup lures bears to a campsite

A stack of waste in a mountainous area has lured a mother bear and her cubs to go there to collect food, but environmentalists are concerned about the health of the mammals.

Construction of petrochemical complex in Makran needs permit: Ebtekar

The construction of a petrochemical complex and steel complex in Chabahar and Makran coasts depends on precise environmental assessments, said Ebtekar.

Saving Orumiyeh Lake with water from Georgia, Armenia

Transferring water from the Caspian Sea is not economically viable, an MP says.

Volunteer rescue operation to save fish stranded in Zayanderud (PHOTOS)

Nature lovers got together in Isfahan to rescue fish stuck in muddy ponds of the city’s famous river.

Ranger sets two conditions for forgiving his assailant

A remorseful offender has been forgiven by a park ranger after he promised to give up illegal fishing forever and become an environmentalist.

A man who’s put in a lifetime to clean up the environment

An Iranian retiree, who has spent 23 years on protecting the environment, asks people to do something in exchange for the calm they get from the environment.

Persian leopards in Tandooreh National Park are thriving

Images captured on camera of female leopards with their cubs show efforts to protect the big cats are succeeding in Tandooreh National Park.

Rare Pallas’s cats seen in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

After sightings of a leopard-like animal by the locals in a town in North Khorasan Province, the provincial Environment Department sent some experts to...

Climate change causes spread of dust in region

Iraq, Jordan, Syria and the Arabian Peninsula are the major foreign centers for the dust pollution in Iran, the director of the Iranian Environment Department said.

Gov’t attaches great importance to environment: Rouhani

The president said settlement of environmental problems and conservation of natural resources requires a balanced use of nature and technology, promotion of culture and investment.

UN welcomes Iran’s proposals on dust particles: Ebtekar

Vice-President and Head of the Department of Environment Masoomeh Ebtekar said on Saturday that Iran has suggested the UN ways of eliminating dust particles problem worldwide.

Alligator makes it to industrial no-go zone (PHOTOS)

Images of an alligator in a gas facility in southern Iran.

Iran, Germany to sign agreement on forestry cooperation

Iran and Germany are planning to sign an agreement to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of forests and forestry.

Science can solve the problem of particles

Iran-based UN Resident Coordinator says Middle Eastern countries should admit that particles pose a grave threat and they need collaborative efforts to solve the environmental problem.

Qeshm Island’s Geo-park Museum, Prominent One in Iran

The Geo-Park Museum on Qeshm Island is home to more than 3,000 animal species.

Some 35 million Iranians are affected by air pollution: Environment chief

The 11th government is taking good steps to tackle air pollution in the country; one such step is to cut the emission of hazardous gases in cooperation with the Oil Ministry, said Ebtekar.

Planting trees to remember the dead

The tree-planting event organized by Zoroastrians in cooperation with Tehran Municipality.

Video on killing stray dogs goes viral, sparking protest

Iran’s environment chief has condemned the savage killing of stray dogs in Shiraz, calling for a fitting punishment for the perpetrators.

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