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Iran Building 11 Rubber Dams

Iran Building 11 Rubber Dams

Iran’s Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says 11 rubber dams are under construction across the country with the purpose of protecting the environment, particularly in the northern provinces.

Researchers Remove Sulfur from Petrol to Decrease Air Pollution

Iranian researchers at the University of Isfahan have conducted a study on removing sulfur from petroleum compounds, as a major step towards better automotive performance.
Iran Starts Postal Drone Services

Iran Starts Postal Drone Services

Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has unveiled a plan to use unmanned aerials vehicles as a new way to deliver mail in the country.
Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness (2)

Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness

A blind Baluch girl and social activist symbolically collects the garbage dumped by the people on the shore of Darak in Chabahar port.
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.

Operation Underway to Stop Leak Off Iranian Rig

Iranian authorities say a major leak that has taken place off an oil rig in the Persian Gulf waters is being contained as they insist more work would be needed to stanch the expanding spill.

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.

Poacher in Iran Ordered by Court to Provide Fodder for Wild Animals

A poacher receives a rare court verdict in the Iranian town of Firuzkuh near the capital of Tehran.

Iran to Launch Special Police Force to Fight Animal Abuse

The Iranian police intend to set up a branch to monitor and deal with environmental crimes in the cyber-space including animal abuse in order to increase its cooperation with the country’s Department of Environment.

Iran Calls Attack on Its Oil Tanker ‘Dangerous Adventure’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has described an attack on the Iranian oil tanker SABITI in the Red Sea as “a dangerous adventure”, warning that all the responsibilities fall on those behind it.