Saturday, June 25, 2022

Environment

Iran MPs approve transfer of water from Sea of Oman to Sistan & Balouchestan Province

Iranian lawmakers have approved the proposal for the transfer of water from the Sea of Oman in the south to the littoral southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

8 dead in Fars province floods; 2 missing

The death toll from floods triggered by torrential rains in the southwestern Iranian province of Fars has reached five.

Iran asks Azerbaijan to explain deaths of Caspian seals after naval drills

An Iranian environmental official says Tehran has been pressing neighboring Azerbaijan Republic to clarify the situation revolving around the unusual deaths of Caspian seals in the aftermath of Baku’s naval drills in the Caspian Sea.

Iran Meteorological Organization warns of continuing air pollution

Iran’s Meteorological Organization has warned of continuing air pollution in the cities of Tehran, Karaj and Tabriz.

Firefighters battling flames in Iran’s National Park

Firefighters are trying hard to put out fires in Golestan National Park in Iran’s northern province of Golestan.

Tehran air unhealthy for all groups

Tehran's air quality index has risen to over 150 which is unhealthy for all groups.

People in Iran’s Shahrekord hold protest over water problems

Iranian people including farmers in the western city of Shahrekord, capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, have staged a march calling on authorities to take measures to deal with water shortage problems.

Some flights cancelled in Tehran due to air pollution

Iran’s Meteorological Organization has said people in industrial and densely populated cities will see an increase in the concentration of air pollutants and a decrease in air quality.

People in Isfahan demand revival of dried-up river

Iran’s central city of Isfahan has been the scene of a protest by thousands of people, including farmers upset by actions resulting in a major river drying up there.

Iran names newly discovered species of fish after Ali Daei

A new species of fish discovered by Iranian and German researchers is named after former international Iranian footballer Ali Daei.

Famous Tehran international ski slope reopens

Tochal International Ski Resort, located in northern Tehran, attracts many skiing enthusiasts annually.

“Mother of Iran’s environment” dies at 104

Mahlagha Mallah, an activist known as the mother of the environment of Iran, has died at the age of 104.

Iranian family raises red deer cub

In the spring of 2021, a shepherd found a red deer cub in the heights of Iran’s Mazandaran Province in northern Iran and decided to sell it.

Palestine PM: Israeli settlements major environment danger

Israel's colonial settlements and their waste are Palestine’s most significant environmental dangers, Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland’s Glasgow.

Harvesting Bony Fish Along Mazandaran Coasts

With the arrival of Autumn, harvesting bony fish begins in the Caspian Sea.

Iranian Researchers Produce Genetically-Modified Goat as Large as Donkey

An Iranian breed of goat is larger than a donkey and cannot be found in any other place around the world.

Pomegranate harvest starts in Middle East’s only reservoir of sour pomegranate

The harvest of wild pomegranate in Miankaleh Wildlife Sanctuary in northern Iran has started on October 12 and will continue for two weeks.

Injured Iranian eagle flying free after rehabilitation

A rare Iranian eagle found injured and unable to fly six months ago in Iran’s Albroz province is now flying free. The director-general of Alborz Environment Department said the Golden Eagle was rehabilitated after it was found.

Tehran Experienced Only 2 Days of Clean Air in 9 Months: Reports

Reports indicate the Iranian capital, Tehran, has experienced clean air for only two days since late March, 2021.

Northwestern Iranian cities snow-covered

Early autumn snow has covered the heights of the northwestern Iranian cities of Ardabil and Khalkhal.

Wintering birds taking refuge at Iran’s Miankaleh Lagoon

Miankaleh Lagoon in southern Caspian Sea is hosting the first flocks of migratory birds, thousands in number, fleeing Siberia’s harsh cold.

Wildfire burning Iran’s Kouh-e-Nour forests

A huge wildfire is burning forests of Kouh-e Nour in the suburbs of the Iranian city of Kohgiluyeh.

Dasht-e Naz Wildlife Reserve: Conserving Persian Fallow Deer

Dasht-e Naz wildlife protected area is located 25 kilometers to the north east of Sari, the capital of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran, and spans 55 hectares. The mountainous area is one of the tourist destinations of Sari and is covered by Hyrcanian forests.

Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province Having Rainiest Summer in Years

In a very rare incident, the summer season has become the rainiest time in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

IRGC Chief Vows to Solve Water Problems in Southern Iran

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Chief says the IRGC stands with the people of Khuzestan province to solve the problems in the southern province.

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