By: Gary Lewis
TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Returning to the barren landscape after almost four years, I was able to see water. Not nearly enough, but much more than last time. The lake is reviving. And this revival is the result of an immensely successful collaborative effort involving many players – some Iranian, some foreign.
TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – How would high-profile session succeed in effectively addressing pressing issues of airborne particles which have jeopardized the daily life of people in Khuzestan and other provinces in varying degrees?
TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Deputy energy minister said approximately 1.2 billion cubic meters of water per year will be led to Lake Urmia following a 40% reduction in agricultural water use in the lake’s catchment area.
TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Researchers at Iranian Biological Research Center have discovered two new microorganisms at hypersaline lakes of Urmia and Meighan.
TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Hassan Ghashghavi ensured international follow-up of Mina victims' rights.
TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – FAO has signed an agreement on Tuesday with the Lake Urmia Restoration Commission (LURC) in Tehran to lend substantive technical assistance for the execution of an integrated programme that aims ultimately to secure sustainable water resources management in the Lake Urmia basin.
TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Iran and Australia have agreed to launch an aqua research center to breathe new life into Lake Urmia.
TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – A Ministry of Energy official has said Lake Urmia water absorption has now exceeded 3bn cubic meters.
URMIA, Jul. 12 (MNA) – Provincial head of Lake Urmia Saving Headquarters has announced new solutions to be taken in 2016 remaining months in efforts to revive the dried Lake Urmia.
TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) – Iranian short film 'Cemetery Men' directed by Ali Mardomi will go on screen at Ischia Film Festival.
TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) – Calling on everybody to help preserve Iran and global environment, President Rouhani vowed that the 11th government, as the “government of environment”, would do whatever it can to preserve the environment.
URMIA, May 31 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has said country’s figure in job creation has been near zero during past decade.
TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) – Iranian President Rouhani said Iranians from all religions, sects and races are branches of one tree called Islamic Iran.
URMIA, May 30 (MNA) – In his 28th provincial visit, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in West Azerbaijan province on Monday.
Director of 5th Green Intl. filmfest.:
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) – Farhad Tohidi, director of 5th Green International Film Festival, said Leonardo DiCaprio’s Instagram post about Lake Urmia indicates the importance of this environmental issue at an international scale.
TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) – After Leonardo DiCaprio posted a warning message on his Instagram account, the Lake Urmia Restoration Program (LURP) invited him to visit the drying lake.
By: Gary Lewis
TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (MNA) – On the occasion of World Day of Wetlands, UN resident coordinator in Iran has wrote an article on the wetlands of Iran and their current condition.
By: Azin Haghighi
URMIA, Dec. 22 (MNA) – The following images depicts Iran's dying salt lake, Lake Urmia, in late December of 2015. The Lake is located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan.
By: Ali Hamed Haghdoost
URMIA, Dec. 13 (MNA) – Located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan, the saltwater Lake Urmia, one of the largest on the planet, is on the brink of a major environmental disaster due to its highly endangered ecosystem.