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Iranian Teacher Uses Dry Farming to Grow 4,000 Hectares of Trees

A retired Iranian teacher has cultivated a total of 4,000 hectares of trees over the past 31 years through dry farming.

Lake Urmia in Photos: From Gradual Death to Revival

A photographer has taken magnificent photos of Lake Urmia in north-western Iran over a span of five years.

New Life Breathed into Howz-e Soltan Lake in Central Iran

The high amount of precipitation in central Iran this year has revived the desert lake of Howz-e Soltan located along the Qom-Saveh road in central Iran, doubling the area of its surface water compared with the previous year.

Agh-Gol Wetland Hosting Colourful Flamingos

Filled with water after the late spring downpours, Agh-Gol wetland on the border of Iran’s Hamadan and Markazi provinces is hosting flamingos that preferred this western Iranian habitat to Lake Urmia and Bakhtegan lake for incubation.

Scientists Generate Clean Energy Using Water Molecule

Iranian researchers have managed to produce clean energy and electricity through the use of H2 that exists in the water molecule.

Qom’s Natural Sight Turns Green after 10 Years

Iran’s Qom province has a wonderful scenery these days after record rainfall during this spring ended a water crisis that lasted almost a decade and led to drought and a sharp decline in underground water levels.

Iran, Iraq Reach Agreement on Dredging Arvand Rud

Iran and Iraq have signed the proceedings of a meeting held on Sunday to dredge the border river of Arvand Rud.

Iranian Scientists Build Device to Convert Air Humidity to Drinking Water

A group of Iranian researchers at the Faculty of Modern Technologies of the University of Science and Technology have built a new apparatus to convert air humidity into potable water.

Rouhani to Launch Largest Water Project in Western Iran

The first phase of Iran’s biggest water and land resources development project will be launched soon by President Hassan Rouhani in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces, west of the country.

Living Fossil Resurfaces in Hamoun Wetland after Recent Floods

After nearly two decades of drought in Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran, with the beginning of rainy season in neighbouring Afghanistan, flood waters have filled some parts of Hamoun international lagoon, and that has resulted in the revival of livestock and plant species in the wetlands.

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