Thursday, January 27, 2022

Environmental Protection

Rainfalls fully restore water to Jazmourian wetland in SE Iran

An Iranian environmental official says water resources have been fully restored to the Jazmourian wetland, one of the largest of its kind in the central plateau of Iran, thanks to the recent rainfalls and flood

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.

“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.

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.

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.

World-Renowned Iranian Geographer Parviz Kardavani Dies

Famous Iranian geographer Parviz Kardavani, who was known as the father of scientific desertology of Iran, passed away on Wednesday evening, August 18, at the age of 90.

Saplings Planted in Memory of Environment Reporters Killed in Bus Crash

Two saplings have been planted in the precincts of the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization of Iran in memory of two late correspondents of IRNA and ISNA news agencies, who lost their lives during a bus crash incident near the northeastern city of Orumiyeh nearly two weeks ago.

Iran Govt. Says Will Review Protocols on Dispatching Reporters on Business Trips

Iran’s government spokesman has called for a review on safety protocols for dispatching of reporters on business trips, after two correspondents lost their lives in a bus crash incident in the Western Azarbaijan province in the northwest of the country.

Iranian Journalists Call for VP’s Resignation after Deadly Bus Crash

A group of Iranian journalists have gathered in front of the Iranian Department of Environment to call for the resignation of the Vice-President for Environment, Issa Kalantari, following the tragic bus accident where two journalists died.

Lioness Undergoes Root Canal Surgery in Iran

This is the story of a female veterinarian undertaking the daunting task of performing a root canal surgery on a lioness.

African Zebra Dies in Iran Due to Stress, Infection, Delay at Customs: Zoo Officials

The zoo in the town of Safadasht west of Tehran has provided explanations about the death of an African zebra shortly after his transfer to Iran from the Netherlands.

Ayatollah Khamenei Plants Sapling on Arbour Day

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has planted two saplings on the Arbour Day and the beginning of the National Week of Natural Resources.

Environmental Hazards Jeopardizing Iranian People’s Social Health: Rouhani

The Iranian president says having a healthy environment is a social right and one of the fundamental principles of citizens’ rights, but environmental problems imperil social health and security.

Iran to Produce Electric Engines for Vehicles

The Science and Technology Department of the Iranian President’s Office and the Tehran Municipality have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advanced transportation and designing a platform to electrify vehicles.

Iranian Company Develops Advanced Air Pollution Monitoring Devices

An Iranian knowledge-based company has manufactured advanced devices for flue gas analysis, emission and particulate matter measurement, and air purification.

Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Chemical Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.

Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms

The citizens of Tehran should now wear their face masks not just to contain the spread of the COVID-19, but also to protect themselves against the air pollution which annually hits Tehran as the winter looms.

Iran’s IRGC Using RQ-170 Drones to Seed Clouds

The Aerospace Division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it is using a reverse-engineered version of the American unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-170 to seed clouds.

European Envoys Join Tehran Mayor in Car-Free Day Cycling

The ambassadors of France, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany along with Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, used their bicycles on Tuesday on the occasion of World Car-Free Day.

Environmentalists Rescue Flamingos Caught in Salt in Northwestern Iran

A group of Iranian environmentalists have rescued six flamingo chicks that were caught in the salt on the western shores of Lake Urmia.

Iranian Village Comes to Be Known as “Litter-Free Village” Nationwide

An Iranian village has come to be known as the “trash-free village” in the country as one may find no litter there.

Bones Exhibition; A Link between Human Body and Nature

Iranian artist Atash Shahkarami is holding an exhibition of her paintings called "The Bones" at Tehran’s Vista gallery.

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