Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Large Areas of Iran Suffer Severe Drought; Human Lives At Risk  

By Kayhan Life Staff Entire areas of the northern, north-central, and central provinces of Alborz, Yazd, and Semnan in Iran are affected by severe drought, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said, citing a report...

Toxic Smog: Iran’s Government Criticised for Winter ‘Air Pollution Catastrophe’

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ANALYSIS: Mapping Iran’s Biodiversity Hotspots To Create New Protected Areas

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Earthquake Victims in Northwest Iran Get Poor Emergency Aid

By Kayhan Life Staff Failure to provide emergency aid to the victims of a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Khoi and surrounding villages, in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan, on Jan. 28 has again exposed...

ANALYSIS: Will Iran’s Climate Inaction Fuel Rising Disaster Threats?

By Sanam Mahoozi LONDON, Sept 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In just over a year, Iran has endured deadly flash floods, crop-ruining drought, punishing dust storms and heatwaves that have pushed temperatures as high as 48 degrees Celsius...

Tehran Abstains on UN Resolution on the Right to a Clean Environment

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Tehran Grants Bail to British-Iranian Environmentalist on Security Charges – Lawyer

DUBAI, July 27 (Reuters) - Iran has granted bail to British-Iranian environmentalist Morad Tahbaz, who has been convicted of security offences, his lawyer was quoted as saying by the semi-official ILNA news agency on Wednesday. The report came a...

Iran Can Prevent Water Scarcity Predicted by UN Agency, Official Says

By Kayhan Life Staff Iran will face water stress by 2025 and water scarcity by 2040, the Tehran-based Hamshahri newspaper reported on June 26, quoting Dr. Abbasali Nobakht, the newly appointed head of the Natural...

The Struggle to Save Iraq’s Last Persian Leopards

By Charlotte Bruneau and Mohammed Jalal SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, April 21 (Reuters) - Tying a camera trap around a tree trunk on Bamo mountain in Iraq's Kurdistan region, brothers Bahez and Nabaz Farooq Ali hope to...

ANALYSIS: As Iran Faces “Water Bankruptcy”, Drought Exposes Past Problems, Future Threats

By Maya Gebeily BEIRUT, July 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Severe water shortages in Iran in recent weeks have prompted electricity outages and even sparked deadly protests, but analysts say the underlying causes go back decades -...