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Iran to Electrify Motorcycles to Reduce Air Pollution Minister

Iran to Electrify Motorcycles to Reduce Air Pollution: Minister

Iran’s energy minister says the country plans to electrify motorcycles in metropolises as part of a technical-economic program to reduce air pollution.
Air Pollution Shuts Down Schools, Universities in Tehran (5)

Air Pollution Shuts Down Schools, Universities in Tehran

All kindergartens, schools, and universities of Tehran and some other Iranian cities have been shut down on Saturday because of heavy air pollution.

Iran to Use Vegetation to Clean Oil-Contaminated Areas

Researchers at the University of Tehran have managed to identify and introduce native plants that can be used in refining the contaminated soil of oil-rich Gachsaran County in southern Iran.

Int’l Coalition Launched to Tackle Dust Storms

An international coalition has been launched on the back of Iran’s efforts to combat dust storms and particulate matter.

Tehran Citizens Share Joy of Bike Riding Together

A large number of Tehran citizens joined on Friday to attend a public gathering of bicyclists organized by the Municipality of District 3.            

Iran Using Plants to Fight Dust Pollution in Lake Urmia

A working group tasked with reviving Iran’s Lake Urmia has started to grow two types of plants to save the region from salt particles.

Pollution-Hit Tehran Embraces New Bike-Sharing Start-up

A bike-sharing start-up was officially launched in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, in a move that city officials hope would help ease problems in the densely-populated, highly polluted city.

Iran Foreign Ministry Tasked with Following Up on Wetland Wildfire

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the foreign ministry to get in touch with Iraqi officials for extinguishing the wildfire at Hoor al-Azim lagoon at the Iraqi border, south-west of Iran.

From Addict to Cyclist; How to Ride Again after 20 Years of Struggling with...

The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.