The latest news and views about the green spaces and efforts to protect them, particularly in urban areas
A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.
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.
A retired Iranian teacher has cultivated a total of 4,000 hectares of trees over the past 31 years through dry farming.
A lake and garden representing different forms of art have been inaugurated in the Iranian capital.
This year, just like the past few years, the holy Islamic month of Ramadan has coincided with the mild season in Iran, and many Iranian families go out to have their Iftar meals in the parks.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has planted two fruit saplings on the National Arbour Day and Week of Natural Resources.
A park in southern Tehran showcases statues made of disposable materials in order to raise public awareness about the environment and the need for recycling the waste.
Plans are underway to turn millions of hectares of land across Iran into green areas to tackle dust pollution.
Foreign ambassadors and diplomats in Iran were invited by the Mayor of Tehran to take part in Iran’s National Arbour Day ceremony by planting tree saplings.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, highlighted the great quality of Iranian fruits and called on officials to stop importing fruits unless in very necessary cases.
People in the city of Sardasht in northwestern Iran voiced their protest at the destruction of oak forests by carrying flower pots.
The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.