Environment

Latest Environment News in Iran – Covering stories, opinions, and reports dealing with the most important environmental issues and challenges of sustainable development, and efforts to save the environment either in Iran or other parts of the world.

Iran-Italy

Restored Sphere by Arnaldo Pomodoro is unveiled in a Tehran Museum

Organization of such a ceremony is a reflection of good relations between Iranian and Italian artists, said the director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
blue sky

We are entitled to blue skies

Participants in the Clean Air Day carnival in Tehran asked for more efforts to help improve air conditions in cities which are gasping for fresh air.
Masoomeh Ebtekar

We won’t go soft on polluting industries

Iran’s environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar has said that the polluting industries will be shown no leniency.
Urumieh Lake

Lake Orumiyeh’s surface area is growing

Lake Orumiyeh, one of the largest salt lakes in the world, has been ravaged by severe droughts in recent years; 90 percent of its surface area has dried up.
Delbar-Kooshki-Cheetah

Is it going to be love at first sight, endangered species-style?

A blind date between the two cheetahs paid off, yet it remains to be seen if they are really serious in wanting to start a family.
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A salty restaurant in southern Iran

The choice of salt as the main construction material in this restaurant has been meant to promote the concept of green construction.
cheetah cub

Tragic back-to-back losses of a cheetah cub and its mother

In a terribly tragic incident, a cheetah cub shared the same fate as its mother and lost its life to a car accident on the same spot where the female cheetah was found dead.
Iranian cheetah

Camera traps capture 4 new Asiatic cheetahs in Iran

Four new Asiatic cheetahs have been sighted in Iran, says the head of Touran Biosphere Reserve (TBR) in Semnan Province.
life-saving

Park rangers give an injured wild goat life-saving stitches

If it weren’t for the swift action of people and environment officials, the animal would have definitely died from its injuries.
Persian leopard hunter

Persian leopard hunter ends up in jail; 42 months behind bars

The man who illegally hunted the Persian leopard landed up in jail for killing the big cat, damaging the environment and carrying an unlicensed weapon.