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  • Iran, EU Vow to Uphold Climate Obligations
    05/22/2018
    Iran and the European Union renewed their commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on curbing the global warming. “Domestic legal procedures are underway to finalize an approval for joining the pact,”...
  • Expert Warning on Killer Fungi
    05/22/2018
    A biology expert has warned against eating wild mushrooms that have grown extensively across natural areas following the recent rainfalls and have poisoned dozens of citizens.  Hossein Riahi, a...
  • Cheetah Back on Team Melli Apparel
    05/22/2018
    In response to widespread criticism by environmental groups, the image of Asiatic cheetah was finally added to the Iranian national football team’s apparel, although in a smaller size than expected...
  • Online Gem Shop Opens
    05/21/2018
    The first online shopping website offering gems and precious stones from South Khorasan Province was launched on Saturday, a deputy head at the provincial office of Iran's Cultural Heritage,...
  • Plan to Revamp, Expand  Ferdowsi Mausoleum
    05/21/2018
    The tomb of Ferdowsi, the renowned Iranian epic poet, located in the town of Tous near Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, is to be revamped and expanded as per a memorandum of understanding between...
  • Chinese Imports Chipping Away at Local Pottery Industry
    05/21/2018
    Made-in-China products have flooded the pottery market in Lalejin, an international hub for the craft in Hamedan Province, threatening to transform the industrial landscape of the city two years...
  • Japan's New Rental Law Could Cut Both Ways
    05/21/2018
    Rental platforms like Airbnb are hoping for a boost from a new law coming into force next month...  
  • It took the artists more than six months to weave the seven pieces of carpet.
    05/21/2018
    Precious hand-woven carpets prepared to be offered as gifts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup event were unveiled during a ceremony held on Saturday in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province.  It took the...
  • China's Arable Lands on the Decline
    05/20/2018
    China's total arable land declined for a fourth consecutive year in 2017 as a result of new construction...  
  • The Paris pact was ratified by the Cabinet and parliament but faced objection by the Guardians Council.
    05/20/2018
    As the international Paris climate agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions will impose certain obligations, Iran needs to take every precaution before coming fully on board to prevent future...
  • Portugal Gov't Defends Controversial Oil Project
    05/20/2018
    The Portuguese government on Friday defended its decision not to order an environmental impact...  
  • Pastures Threatened by Overgrazing
    05/20/2018
    Excessive grazing is rapidly eroding the vegetation cover of national pastures that provide a lifeline for thousands of nomads and villagers, according to an ISNA report published on Thursday. "...
  • Landmark Deal to Preserve Precious Sequoia Grove
    05/20/2018
    A San Francisco conservation group has signed a deal to buy the world's second-largest sequoia grove...  
  • Iran's Shorelines in Jeopardy by Construction
    05/20/2018
    Hardly any stretch of the northern Caspian Sea coastline is left pristine, and Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman shores are threatened by human activity and urban development. Iran boasts over 5,800...
  • Two New Year handicrafts sales festivals attracted a huge attention from both the public and officials.
    05/19/2018
    A permanent exhibition of handicrafts was launched on Wednesday at the premises of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, during a ceremony in which selected artisans were...
  • Iranian Historical Rugs  on Virtual Display
    05/19/2018
    A virtual museum featuring ancient Iranian rugs has been launched to mark National Cultural Heritage Week that began on Friday. The Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism website is...
  • China a Major Traveler Source for Dubai
    05/19/2018
    China is becoming an emerging source market for Dubai's tourism sector and the Middle East...
  • The number of European tourists rose by 40% in the first half of the year after the nuclear deal.
    05/19/2018
    Iran's tourism will not remain unaffected by the recent US decision to pull out of the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions, but the extent of the impact will highly depend on Iran's response to the...
  • Russian Carrier Out of Business
    05/19/2018
    Saratov Airlines has confirmed it will terminate all flight operations after Russia's Federal Air Transport...
  • Clampdown on Industrial Emission Cheating
    05/17/2018
    Iran's Department of Environment plans to overhaul its real-time electronic system of environmental checks on industrial facilities to crack down on any attempt to tamper with pollution reading,...
  • Zarivar Livens Up  With Migrating Birds
    05/17/2018
    Zarivar Lake in Kordestan Province has been host to over 12,000 aquatic birds since the beginning of the spring, giving the lake a new life, a senior official at the Department of Environment said...
  • UN Chief Sounds Warning on Climate Change
    05/17/2018
    None of the world's challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major...
  • A portion of ULRP's budget for this year  has been earmarked to  fund an educational  scheme at local schools
    05/17/2018
    Through water transfer and shrub planting projects, the Urmia Lake Restoration Project has managed to control and settle down 70% of salt particles on the lake's bed, according to the provincial...
  • Ferocious Storms Kill 2 in US Northeast
    05/17/2018
    Powerful storms carrying high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the...
  • Alagol Wetland Well-Fed
    05/17/2018
    The long embattled Alagol international wetland in Golestan Province has been flooded thanks to the recent springtime precipitations and the dredging of upstream areas. "Dredging the canal by the...

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