Environmental Protection



  • پرچم ایران و پرچم ترکیه ، پرچم ایران و ترکیه 2017-12-11 09:47

    Iran, Turkey sign MoU on urban waste management

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and the Turkey's ÇUTAŞ Co. signed a Memorandum of Understanding on environmental issues and urban waste management.

  • فولکس واگن 2017-08-30 20:36

    2020; launch of new chapter in VW history

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Environmentally friendly vehicles are highly under spotlight in these years as the global climate change is winning the concerns of the public opinion across the globe.

  • پاکسازی ساحل شهر واجارگاه 2017-08-28 21:14

    Beach cleaners pay tribute to Mandela

    TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – environmentalist activists who cleaned a coast in north of Iran marked their contribution to nature as a tribute to late South Africa’s hero, Nelson Mandela.

  • پوستر جشنواره فیلم سبز 2017-08-23 10:23

    48 countries to attend in IIGFF6's visual art section

    TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (MNA) – Over 48 countries would attend in the visual art section of the 6th International Green Film Festival (IIGFF6) slated for September 2017.

  • 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.