Saturday, January 28, 2023

Environment

Environmentalists clean up nature in northern Iran

Following concerted efforts by a number of Iranian environmentalists, a forested hill in northern Iran was cleared of garbage.

A plea by deputy environment chief before Afghan president visits Iran

Environmental issues must be discussed in the upcoming meetings between Iranian and Afghan officials, a deputy environment chief said.

Golestan environmental police take over stranded bear cubs

The mother might have been killed by poachers or some locals and an investigation is underway to figure out what has become of her, a local environmental official said.

Waste no time; we must protect the environment from trash

An Iranian environment lover who hasn’t produced garbage for six decades says people can do their share to protect the environment through household waste management.

Latest photos of two abandoned Persian leopard cubs

Officials say the big cats will be eventually released back into the wild, but for that they need to be between 16 and 20 months old.

Strangest way to sneak camels into country

Smugglers use a very innovative way to haul the desert animal across rough terrain.

Delbar, an Asiatic cheetah, might be expecting

Further tests and even a sonogram will be run in the presence of a foreign consultant in late March to determine whether she is pregnant.

Video by Iranian Cheetah Society nominated for top prize in WLT competition

The video shows two cheetahs and a camel coming to a water hole at the same time.

Supreme Leader stresses frank, serious action to solve air pollution

The Supreme Leader said damaging the environment should be regarded as a grave offense.

Borzoo, a 3rd Persian leopard fitted with GPS tracking neckband

Clinical examinations of the big cat revealed that Borzoo was an 11-year-old male Persian leopard that weighed 57 kg.

Charity begins at the environment

A bottle cap-collecting campaign in Tabriz helps both the environment and disabled people.

Iranian researchers introduce environment-friendly method to clean up oil spills

The nano-filter made from native plants can remove contamination from water and then be used as fuel in the industry sector.

Deputy minister tells colleagues to quit if they can’t manage

Giving an ultimatum to managers, the deputy energy minister warned that if they are not motivated enough to contribute to water management, they’d better step down.

Stray dogs are collected and rehomed in Tehran

A project has been launched in the capital to rehome wandering dogs and treat those suffering from rabies.

With or without sanctions, we’ll pursue resistance-based economy: VP

Eshagh Jahangiri described resistance-based economy as one which remains unfazed in the face of local and foreign shocks.

Kerman qanats up for global registration

A cultural heritage official in Kerman Province has said that Iran has submitted to UNESCO three qanats in Kerman as its nominees for the World Heritage List.

The rights of Mother Nature are now recognized: Environment chief

The Iranian environment chief says the budget her agency gets to protect lagoons and fundamentally deal with the problem of particulates is meager.

Mating of leopards captured on camera

The 20-minute featuring Bardiya a Persian leopard mating will be released as a wildlife documentary shortly.

Ebtekar reacts to firestorm following dust storm

Iran's Environment chief has said that those MPs criticizing her agency for failure to tackle the dust storms are the very ones who eliminated the money allocated to the problem from the budget.

Iran MPs take symbolic dust storm protest to parliament floor

Iranian MPs from Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah appear on parliament floor with their protective face masks to symbolically protest poor air conditions in their home provinces.

Trees are sacred to Iranians

In an opinion piece in Etemad daily, Ali Yachkaschi, a professor of environmental science, looks into how ancient Iranians respected trees and forests.

Tehran’s environmental issues are serious but solvable: Mayor

I am ready to turn Tehran into a truly habitable place if I am offered support, said the Tehran Mayor.

UN says it’s ready to set up environmental database in Iran

An Iran-UN workshop in Tehran reviewed the State of Environment report, with the UN expressing readiness to set up an environment database in Iran.

Ahvaz residents take their satirical war against dust storm to social networks

Residents of Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan near the border with Iraq, are reeling after the southwestern city was walloped by a dust storm that prompted officials to order schools and government offices closed.

A sand cat is set free from trap in northeastern Iran

After the sand cat was freed from the trap and transferred to get medical care, all traps set in the region were ordered destroyed.

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