Environmental Protection



  • Karun River 2017-08-16 14:43

    Japan to assist Iran in water management

    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Head of JICA’s office in Iran said it was essential to implement upstream management projects in Karun Dam given the significance of Karun river in southwest Iran.

  • FAO 2017-08-14 21:00

    FAO advocates on role of soils for offsetting aviation emissions

    TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently released a publication that highlights the importance of soil carbon sequestration as an option for offsetting international aviation CO2 emissions.

  • آیین تجلیل از پاکبانان نمونه کشوری در قم‎ 2017-08-01 14:10

    By: Mehdi Bakhshi

    Ceremony honors forest rangers

    QOM, Aug. 01 (MNA) – Top forest rangers of Iran were honored during a ceremony on the occasion of National Day of Forest Rangers on Tuesday. The event was attended by Head of Iran Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar.

  • fao forest 2017-07-31 08:48

    FAO introduces new guidelines on monitoring forest resources

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – FAO has developed new guidelines aimed at helping countries develop strong National Forest Monitoring Systems, which are key to measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • کنفرانس بین المللی مقابله با گرد و غبار 2017-07-03 12:02


    Combatting dust storms demands regional, intl. coop.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani said planning, investment as well as regional and international cooperation were prerequisites to the fight against sand and dust storms.

  • sandstorm conf 2017-06-24 16:04

    Iran to hold intl. conf. on combating sand storms

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iran is organizing a three-day international conference on combating sand and dust storms in July, with participation of representatives from over 30 countries across the world.

  • پلنگ 2017-06-14 11:34

    Persian leopard spotted in Western Alamut

    QAZVIN, Jun. 14 (MNA) – Director General of Qazvin Environment Siavash Shamsipour announced spotting and imaging of a Persian leopard in Western Alamut District.

  • یوزپلنگ های وحشی باغ وحش استرالیا 2017-05-05 17:56

    Iranian cheetah ready for mating

    TEHRAN, May. 05 (MNA) – An environment official in Iran’s Semnan province told the media that a male Iranian cheetah has been filmed while trying to mate.

  • mother earth 2017-04-23 11:54

    UN celebrates International Day of Mother Earth

    NEW YORK, Apr. 23 (MNA) – The United Nations celebrates Saturday the International Day of Mother Earth with a call to move towards sustainable development in harmony with nature.

  • nor 2017-03-29 16:49

    Oslo, Tehran after stronger environmental coop.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Norwegian climate minister has stressed the importance of expanding cooperation between Iran and Norway in promoting environmental agreements and reducing pollution caused by oil and gas industry.

  • 1444 2017-03-14 09:00

    Documentary film '1444' to go on screen in summer

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – Directed by Mehdi Bagheri, documentary film 1444, a warning about environmental destruction, is going to go on screen some time this summer in Iran.

  • رهبر معظم انقلاب 2017-03-08 13:55


    Natural resources should be protected from ‘unregulated use’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has said country’s dried regions suffered from lack of plant coverage.

  • پلنگ زیتسکره توران شاهرود - کراپ‌شده 2017-03-02 16:27

    Asiatic cheetah spotted in Khartouran wildlife refuge

    SHAHROUD, Mar. 02 (MNA) – Head of Shahroud local Department of Environment office has said an Asiatic cheetah and a panther have been spotted in Khartouran wildlife refuge in southeast fringes of the city.

  • iran italy 2017-02-26 13:11

    Italy to reopen LOC to Iran’s utility industries

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s energy minister announced that Italy has opened a Line of Credit (LOC) for its firms to make investment in Iran’s water and electricity industries.

  • همایش سراسری مجریان برگزاری انتخابات کشور 2017-02-25 11:55

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Elections greatest power against enemies

    TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has emphasized that elections guarantee the Islamic Revolution and mark the greatest power against enemies.

  • zarif 2017-02-24 17:05

    Zarif urges intl. coop. on environment

    TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif while inviting all neighboring countries to collaborate with Iran on environmental projects, said the move is not only an environmental need but also a security imperative.

  • ادامه اعتراضات به پروژه خط لوله داکوتای شمالی‎ 2017-02-08 08:41

    Standing Rock vows to shut down Dakota Access operations if built

    MOSCOW, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Attorneys for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said that the US Army Corps of Engineers' easement for the Dakota Access pipeline cannot legally be granted.

  • دانشگاه تهران 2017-01-01 15:42

    Tehran Uni. among 500 green institutions

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – University of Tehran has been placed among a list of 500 institutions in the GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities 2016.

  • ebtekar 2016-12-13 11:44

    Iran, Belgium sign MoU on environmental coop.

    BRUSSELS, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Iran’s Head of Department of Environment, Masoumeh Ebtekar, and Marie Christine Marghem, Belgian Minister of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development signed an MoU on environmental cooperation.

  • Ebtekar 2016-12-12 15:17

    Iran to expand environmental coop. with Belgium on Ebtekar’s visit

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Head of Iran’s Department of Environment, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has set off for Belgium on Mon. to sign an MoU on environmental cooperation between Tehran and Brussels.

  • مرد طبیعت 2016-12-11 14:55

    A man for all seasons of nature

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Once upon a time in a fictitious land, a grandma housed all domestic and wild animals to shelter them from the cruelty of a harsh night of cold; such scenario Nader Nouri, Iranian graduate from a US university and technical director of Tehran’s underground train project, believes in.

  • ابتکار 2016-11-13 12:08


    Iran 9th biggest greenhouse gas emitter

    TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (MNA) – The head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Agency said Sun. that Iran is the 9th biggest producers of greenhouse gases in the world.

  • appced 2016-11-12 11:36

    Iran’s ‘Tabesh’ appointed APPCED Secretary General

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – During the 18th General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED) in South Korea, Mohammdreza Tabesh was elected as the Secretary General for the next two years.

  • war/environment 2016-11-06 10:22

    Ban urges gov'ts, businesses, citizens to prioritize environmental care

    TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged governments, businesses and citizens around the world to prioritize environmental care and the sustainable management of natural resources for preventing conflict, building peace and promoting lasting prosperity.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2016/11/02

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Transforming commitment into action on disaster risk reduction

    TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) – Nothing erases development gains as suddenly and severely as natural disasters. Earthquakes, floods, droughts and cyclones wreak destruction, not only across borders but across generations, reversing the hard-won progress of many years in poverty reduction, delivery of essential services, promotion of small business and economic opportunity.

  • کراپ‌شده - خرس قهوه ای 2016-10-12 20:37

    Brown bear, cub sighted in Kordkuy

    KORDKUY, Oct. 12 (MNA) – Two environmental patrol officers have recorded video of a female brown bear and her cub in Kordkuy.

  • ابتکار 2016-10-06 16:54

    Ebtekar in Germany seeking environmental aid

    TEHRAN, Oct. 06 (MNA) – Iranian and German environmental officials have signed agreements to accelerate cooperation in environmental protection.

  • ابتکار 2016-09-13 22:47

    Austria, Iran sign environment coop. MoU

    TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Iranian VP Ebtekar who is visiting Vienna signed an MoU, jointly with Agriculture Minister of Austria Andrä Rupprechter, to expand environmental cooperation between Iran and Austria.

  • سومین جشنواره و نمایشگاه گیاهان دارویی 2016-09-09 13:37

    By: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    3rd Natl. Festival on Medicinal Plants

    TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) – The 3rd National Festival & Exhibition on Medicinal Plants, Natural Products and Iranian Traditional Medicine was held on Thursday in the presence of Masoumeh Ebtekar, the Vice President of Iran and head of Environmental Protection Organization.

  • south korea-iran 2016-08-06 10:57

    S Korea sends delegates to Iran to expand market

    SEJONG, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The South Korean government sent a group of delegates to Iran to support local environmental enterprises in making inroads into the largely untapped market.