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  • Iranian Artworks on Show  at Florence Exhibit
    04/25/2018
    Handmade artworks by Iranian artists are featuring at the 82nd International Handicrafts Trade Fair in Florence, Italy.  Iran is attending the event with 32 distinguished artists and officials...
  • Some 120 park rangers have been killed by poachers over the past four decades.
    04/24/2018
    The bill to support park rangers drafted by the Department of Environment in July 2016 has been approved by the Majlis Health Commission in a Sunday session. Under the bill, park rangers would be...
  • Goldman Environmental Prize Winners Announced
    04/24/2018
    The Goldman Environmental Foundation on Monday announced seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman...
  • The assessments scientifically investigate the effects of climate change on different aspects of human life.
    04/24/2018
    Three Iranian academic figures have been selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to contribute as authors of the sixth assessment report (AR6). IPCC is the UN body for assessing...
  • DOE has proposed a scheme to reduce plastic consumption which is now awaiting approval by the Cabinet.
    04/24/2018
    Given the large volume of water consumed for the production of plastic, reducing the use of the material can help alleviate the country's gravest ecological crisis, namely water shortage, an...
  • NY Tycoon Donates $4.5m  to Paris Pact
    04/24/2018
    Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday he will write a $4.5 million...
  • Bright Prospects for Ecotourism
    04/23/2018
    The government's focus on the development of ecotourism, especially in rural areas, is a reliable means of creating a stable source of income for locals and preventing heterogeneous construction....
  • Travel Industry to Go Carbon Neutral to Mark Earth Day
    04/23/2018
    To mark Earth Day on April 22, some members of the travel industry are responding to the conflict of interest...
  • Tourism recorded a turnover of 10 trillion rials ($2.3 billion) during Norouz.
    04/23/2018
    A top official at Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has complained that the travel industry's positive effects on economy and employment have either gone unnoticed or...
  • Dubai Hosting Arabian Travel Market
    04/23/2018
    The annual Arabian Travel Market kicked off on Sunday in Dubai for its 25th edition, showcasing the latest...
  • Consultations to Ease Travelers' Currency Woes
    04/23/2018
    The head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization will hold meetings with the head of the Central Bank of Iran and his deputies by the end of this week to make decisions...
  • Tokyo Airport Exhibits Anime Sites
    04/23/2018
    Tourists can get sightseeing tips for locations related to popular Japanese anime at a new...
  • Meaningless Dialogue
    04/22/2018
    A stage reading of the play ‘Waiting for Godot’, written by Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theater director, poet, and literary translator Samuel Beckett, will be held at Nasser Khosrow...
  • Russian Filmmaker in  Tehran Holds Workshop
    04/22/2018
    Karen Shakhnazarov, the Russian director of ‘Assassin of the Tsar’, is among the guests of this year’s Fajr International Film Festival. His film is screened in the Classics Preserved section.
  • Varzaneh Desert in Photos
    04/22/2018
    A group photo exhibition of the lure of a desert in central Iran is underway at Theme Art Gallery in Tehran. Titled ‘Kavir’ (desert), the exhibition is the product of a 2-day trip by students of...
  • Kenya Railroad Not Affecting Wildlife
    04/22/2018
    Construction of the second phase of a railroad line in Kenya connecting Nairobi and Naivasha, which...
  • Photos of Theater Figures at Artists Forum
    04/22/2018
  • Dowlatabadi Publishes ‘Thirst’  After Waiting for 10 Years
    04/22/2018
    Prominent writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi’s novel ‘Thirst’ will be unveiled at Tehran International Book Fair in early May after waiting ten years for the publication permit.
  • Tapping Alternative Sources  to Quench Growing Thirst
    04/22/2018
    Iran is to implement groundwater detection in karst regions for the first time as a national scheme organized by Geological Survey and Mineral Explorations of Iran (GSI). "The project primarily...
  • Poisoned Qajar Coffee
    04/22/2018
    Mehrab Theater Hall is hosting the theatrical work ‘Qajari Coffee’, a comedy written by renowned actor, writer and theater director Atila Pesyani. The title refers to the bizarre ways of murder used...
  • British Artist Highlights Air Quality Problems
    04/22/2018
    Art installations in a unique exhibition in London allow people to experience different pollution levels using...
  • Joy of Bel Canto in Tabriz
    04/22/2018
    Symphony orchestra Bel Canto conducted by Nima Panahiha is going to perform on April 26 in Tabriz, capital of East Azarbaijan Province.
  • Singapore to Set Up First Seed Bank
    04/22/2018
    Singapore will have its first seed bank next year, storing seeds of up to 25,000 plant species, in an effort...
  • Indian Nostalgic Concert Slated for May
    04/22/2018
    Indian musicians for the first time are to present a ‘Nostalgic Concert’ in Tehran. Musician Shabbir Kumar, a playback singer (his pre-recorded songs are used in Indian movies), will come to Iran...
  • The Earth Day 2018 has been themed "End Plastic Pollution".
    04/22/2018
    As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22 on the theme of "End Plastic Pollution", events are organized across Iran to mark the global day with a particular focus on plastic bags.  The earth...

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