Iranian Women to Get More Involved in Environment Start-ups

Expert Iranian women are to make their presence felt in the development of energy and environmental technologies and start-up programs.

Lake Urmia in Photos: From Gradual Death to Revival

A photographer has taken magnificent photos of Lake Urmia in north-western Iran over a span of five years.

Iran, FAO Launch Joint Program on Green Climate Fund

FAO and DOE launch a joint Program to strengthen Iran’s national capacity to access Green Climate Fund for adaptation and mitigation actions.

New Life Breathed into Howz-e Soltan Lake in Central Iran

The high amount of precipitation in central Iran this year has revived the desert lake of Howz-e Soltan located along the Qom-Saveh road in central Iran, doubling the area of its surface water compared with the previous year.

Art Event in Kerman Keeps Memory of Dried Trees Alive

Wood Memory, an art event where Kerman’s dried trees are turned into artworks, is being held in this desert city’s Maths Park and National Library.

‘EU Deprives Iran of Technology to Reduce Air Pollution’

Head of Iran’s Department of Environment says the European Union complies with sanctions against the Islamic Republic even more than US President Donald Trump does.

Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests Registered as World Heritage

The Hyrcanian Forests of northern Iran, which date back to millions of years ago, have been added to the list of the World Heritage Sites of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Iran, Iraq Move Closer to Dredging Arvand Rud

Iranian and Iraqi officials have discussed further arrangements for a planned clean-up of Arvand Rud border river in a meeting in Tehran.

New Scheme Cuts Traffic Congestion in Tehran by 35%

The newly launched traffic scheme has reduced traffic jam by 30-35 percent in the capital, Mardan Heidari, an official with traffic and transport affairs at Tehran Municipality has announced.

Agh-Gol Wetland Hosting Colourful Flamingos

Filled with water after the late spring downpours, Agh-Gol wetland on the border of Iran’s Hamadan and Markazi provinces is hosting flamingos that preferred this western Iranian habitat to Lake Urmia and Bakhtegan lake for incubation.