Environment

Iran environment news, Read the latest environment news on Iran, including news on wetlands, wildlife, pollution, urbanization and sea life.

  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Worsens
    Air pollution monitoring stations of the capital city Tehran have recorded more days with ground-level ozone in July, posing a serious risk to citizens’ health and the environment. According to...
  • Tehran Ozone Alarm Goes Off
    With the onset of summer, air pollution control stations around the capital city of Tehran are recording more days with high-density ozone pollution, which have a harmful impact on citizens’ health...
  • Concerns Over Battle Against Air Pollution Losing Traction
    The new Iranian Parliament seemingly has no interest in working on government bills for controlling air pollution, an environmental expert says. Speaking with IRNA, Rouhollah Baqeri added that the...
  • Tehran Air Quality Improves
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in June compared with the same period of last year, although ground ozone still persists among the buoyant particles in the air, Tehran...
  • Traffic Schemes Fail to Improve Tehran Air Quality
    The resumption of traffic schemes in the capital city of Tehran since June 6 has had close to zero effect on air pollution so far, an official with the Department of Environment said. Mohammad...
  • Environmental Project in Lorestan
    To help protect the environment, the evaporation lagoon and API oil-water separator of Sarkan/Malehkouh oil center in Lorestan Province was launched at the weekend, managing director of West Oil...
  • Water Flowing Into Lake Urmia
    With programs to revive Urmia Lake making their mark, over six billion cubic meters of water from dams flowed into the world famous lake and is increasing, the Energy Minister said Thursday at a...
  • Tehran Air Quality in May Healthy on Only One Day
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled more polluted air in May compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Tehran Ozone Pollution Returns
    With the early onset of hot days, ozone pollution is once again blanketing the skies of Tehran that has long been notorious for high levels of toxic emissions. According to the data published by...
  • Two Small Hydropower Plants Launched in Markazi Province
    Two small hydroelectric power plants in Markazi Province were launched Tuesday to improve network stability and expand production of clean energy. Both stations are located in Mahalat County. A 4....
  • Tehran Air Turns Unhealthier
    The Iranian capital’s residents inhaled less clean air in April compared with the same period of last year, data from Tehran Municipality show. Charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Cloud Seeding Scheduled for Fall
    Cloud seeding programs are scheduled for the fall, head of the National Cloud Seeding Research Center of Iran said. Since the beginning of the Persian New Year (March 20), there has been more...
  • Iran Rains Good for Zayandehroud Dam and River, But Not Enough
    Despite the good rainfall since the beginning of the current water year last September in some parts of Iran, Zayandehroud Dam is still 63% empty, the deputy for conservation and utilization at the...
  • UNIDO to Launch Biomedical Waste Treatment Project in Iran
    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization is planning to launch a hospital waste treatment project in Iran, Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based International Organizations...
  • Tehran Air Quality Worsens
    Although a large number of people stayed home in self-quarantine as the novel coronavirus rampaged across Iran, official data show Tehran’s residents were exposed to more polluted air in March...
  • Precipitation Problems Persist in Iran
    Precipitation in Iran's six main catchment areas has decreased by 7% since the beginning of the current water year last September. According to a report by the Iran Water Resource Management...
  • Better Prospects for Flood Control
    Last water year (Sept 2018-August 2019) was wet compared to the past 17 dry years. The current year too is billed as wet, managing director of Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company said....
  • COVID-19, Air Pollution Endanger Lives in Tehran
    Although winter is on the way out, Tehran is still struggling with persistent air pollution. With the coronavirus gaining strength in the country, health experts caution that the pollution can...
  • Lake Urmia Receiving 270 mcm of Water
    To help restore Lake Urmia, close to 270 million cubic meters of water will be gradually discharged into the troubled lake from four dams in West Azarbaijan Province over the next two months, head...
  • Need to Empower Watershed Management, Boost Spending
    The cost of managing watershed projects is much lower than the cost and damages inflicted by floods due to ignoring and delaying such projects, says a water expert at the Water, Environment and...
  • Iran Air Pollution Claims 30,000 Lives Every Year
    Toxic air pollution in Iranian metropolises is twice as lethal as road crashes, as it annually claims over 30,000 lives, director of the Department of Environment said. Speaking during a meeting...
  • Treated Water: Last Option for Yazd Industries
    Yazd Regional Water Company annually draws one million cubic meters of water from groundwater sources to supply industries in Yazd Province, the company managing director said. “We have problems...
  • Rainfall Above Long-Term Average
    Since the beginning of the current water year (September 23) almost 140 millimeters of rain fell in Iran, 22% above the long-term average, head of Weather Forecasting Office at Iran's...
  • Restoration Helps Raise Lake Urmia Water Level
    Lake Urmia water level is on the rise following good rainfall that started last year and restoration programs carried out recently.  The programs include efficient management of surface and...
  • Tehran Gloomy, Polluted in January
    The increasing number of dilapidated vehicles plying the streets, ineffective remedial schemes, inefficient urban management and climate change effects have made living and breathing in an...

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