Thursday, February 22, 2024

Environment

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.

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.

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