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An Italian runner plans to have his name appear in the Guinness Book of Records by running 80 kilometres in Iran’s Loot Desert in 70-degree temperature.
In a joint research project between the universities of Kerman in Iran and the Urals in Russia, a team of scientists headed to the Lut Desert to collect fragments of meteorite-like material, situated at the empty site.
A huge number of desert tourists are visiting the Loot Desert in southeastern Iran.
An Iranian Parliament Member says desert is also part of the country’s natural resources and needs as much protection as oil and gas resources.
The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.
An Italian desert explorer is going to run the impassable tracks of Iran’s Loot Desert in an effort to voice support for the national project of “Lut and Cheetah”.
Iran’s Lut Desert, which has lately been named as a world heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is home to Pleske's ground jay or Persian ground jay as an endemic bird of Iran, an official said.
In a session held on Sunday, July 17, in Istanbul, the World Heritage Committee inscribed Iran’s Lut Desert as the country’s first natural site to be registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.