Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Environmental Protection

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.

Iranian Artist Depicts Human Impact on Environment

Rash is the title of an exhibition of paintings by Ali Mo’ameri, which deals with the negative impacts of human interference on the environment and nature.

Iran Deploys Military Choppers to Put Out Zagros Wildlife

The Airborne Division of the Iranian Army Ground Force as well as the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have deployed their helicopters to help extinguish a wildfire in the country’s south-west.

Sanctions Hindering Move Towards Sustainable Development, Iran Tells UN

The Seventh Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development has been held as a virtual meeting chaired by the UN undersecretary general and the executive secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).

Iranian Electric Bikes to Break into Market

Iran-made electric motorcycles will get into the market very soon in an effort to reduce air pollution and cut the gas subsidies currently paid by the government.

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

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

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 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’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

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

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

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.

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