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Big Afforestation Project Kicks Off around Tehran

Big Afforestation Project Kicks Off around Tehran

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a major project to establish a stand of trees covering an area of 1,290 hectares around the metropolis of Tehran.
Iran’s Leader Plants Sapling on Arbour Day

Iran’s Leader Plants Sapling on Arbour Day

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has planted two saplings on the Arbour Day and the beginning of the National Week of Natural Resources.
Iran to Use Get E-Bikes for Its Mail Service

Iran to Use Get E-Bikes for Its Mail Service

The postal service of Iran is going to utilize electric motorcycles as part of plans to curb air pollution.
Iran Gives Prison Sentences to Environmental Activists

Iran Gives Prison Sentences to Environmental Activists

Iran has given eight environmental activists prison sentences ranging from 4 to 10 years on charges of working with the United States and acting against Iran’s national security.
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.