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  • Iran's representative at IPCC maintains that the exposure to climate change offers an opportunity to reverse adverse trends.
    06/19/2018
    Climate change and its consequences as the trigger for natural disasters are considered one of the top challenges menacing the world today. Iran has not been an exception since it has so far been...
  • Sever Desertification Looms
    06/19/2018
    A climate expert warned about the threat of desertification that could affect about 10% of the country in three decades.  "Currently 35.4% of the country is hyper-arid and %29.15 is arid, together...
  • 3 Killed in Magnitude 6.1 Osaka Earthquake
    06/19/2018
    A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday...  
  • Farms Ravaged by  Ravenous Deer
    06/19/2018
    A drop in rainfall and poor vegetation in Shir-Ahmad Protected Wildlife Reserve in Sabzevar County, Khorasan Razavi Province, has driven thirsty and hungry deer toward nearby farmlands in search of...
  • The move is in line with plans to offer travel services through a single window to prevent confusion.
    06/18/2018
    Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is in talks with the Central Bank of Iran to develop a mechanism within travel agencies whereby tourists' money could be exchanged. ...
  • Turkey Expects 40m Visitors  in 2018
    06/18/2018
    Turkey expects 40 million tourists with $32 billion of revenue from the industry in 2018, President Recep...
  • Work to Recommence  on Kermanshah Grand Museum
    06/18/2018
    Construction of the "grand museum" in Kermanshah Province will resume after a long-term hiatus thanks to the allocation of 90 billion rials ($2.1 million) by the Plan and Budget Organization.  The...
  • Talks to Exploit Potential for Tourism Jobs
    06/18/2018
    Ways to tap the employment potential of the tourism sector were explored in talks between Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei and Ali Asghar Mounesan, head of Iran's...
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
    06/18/2018
    The Seoul Metropolitan Government will restrict tourists from visiting the popular Bukchon Hanok...  
  • Book on Local Cuisine to  Revive Culinary Heritage
    06/18/2018
    An illustrated glossary of Iranian local dishes was unveiled on the sidelines of a conference in Kashan late last week on the role of food in tourism.  It took Nasrin Salehi, a tourism researcher,...
  • Persian leopard is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List.
    06/14/2018
    Local reports of livestock loss to predators across rural and nomadic settlements of Ilam Province have pointed to Persian leopards as the primary culprit, while experts and authorities maintain...
  • Dehli's Air Quality in Severe State
    06/14/2018
    The air quality in Delhi on Wednesday deteriorated beyond the "severe" level because of a ground-level...
  • Another plan to extend woodlands in the province for another 2,000 hectares is on the agenda for the near future.
    06/14/2018
    A wide expanse of forests in the western province of Kordestan has been enhanced and replanted as part of a scheme to restore the destroyed patches of woodland. The plan targeted the woodlands,...
  • The discovered teeth are the first pieces, among all so far found throughout the whole country, to have remained surprisingly intact.
    06/14/2018
    Two pieces of fossil tooth belonging to ancient mammoths have been recently discovered during archaeological excavations in the northwestern province of Ardebil. Dating back to the Quaternary...
  • Eight of the 13 oldest and 5 of the 6 largest trees on record have died or experienced deterioration over the past 12 years.
    06/14/2018
    The oldest African baobabs (between 1,100 and 2,500 years old) are dying abruptly, according to...  
  • Pollution in the provincial capital of Yazd has reached more critical levels than in other cities of the province.
    06/14/2018
    The central province of Yazd is going through the most polluted Iranian month caused by the spread of dust particles since at least March 2016, a provincial weather official said. "Yazd has so far...
  • Insurance for Nomadic, Rural Craftspeople
    06/13/2018
    A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Agricultural, Rural and Nomadic Insurance Fund and Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization to provide insurance to...
  • Hawaiian Airlines Reduces Big Island Flight
    06/13/2018
    Hawaiian Airlines is reducing the number of flights between Honolulu and the Big Island starting next month.
  • Two exhibitions of Iranian historical artifacts are underway in France and the Netherlands.
    06/13/2018
    Recent tensions in Iran's relations with the western world following the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal and the imminent resumption of sanctions have been grounds for worry about the safe...
  • Colorado Wildfire Expected to Persist
    06/12/2018
    Gusting winds driving the flames of a largely uncontrolled wildfire are expected to keep...  
  • Motion in the Making to  Cap Marine Sulfur Levels
    06/12/2018
    A draft bill on the global limit for sulphur in fuel oil used by ships has been recently prepared and proposed to the Cabinet for approval. Jointly drafted by the Department of Environment and...
  • Urmia Lake is located in a region where precipitation has been above normal unlike other catchment areas of the country.
    06/12/2018
    The Energy Ministry has denied the recent accusations by the Department of Environment and officials with the Urmia Lake Restoration Project regarding its refusal to release water from dam...
  • Non-Native Species Carried Into US Lakes by Ballast Water
    06/12/2018
    A new study on ballast water discharge has found Great Lakes ships are moving non-native...  
  • Recycling Ideas to Contest for Credence
    06/12/2018
    The second National Metal Production and Recycling Competition will be held on September 2-3, by Amirkabir University of Technology to explore the best ideas on recycling industrial waste. The...
  • Illicit Mining at Hormuz Island Put on Hold
    06/12/2018
    Authorities in the southern province of Hormozgan moved to stop unauthorized mining activity in Hormuz Island that had sparked a firestorm of protest on social media. The island is a popular...

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