Anzali wetland under pressure

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  • $600m earmarked to rehabilitate Anzali Wetland 2020-07-24 16:25

    $600m earmarked to rehabilitate Anzali Wetland

    TEHRAN – A budget of 25 trillion rials (nearly $600 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated for the rehabilitation of Anzali Wetland, deputy interior minister Babak Dinparast has said, noting that the budget has not been provided yet, ISNA reported.

  • Anzali Wetland rehabilitation plan to start next year 2020-07-07 17:59

    Anzali Wetland rehabilitation plan to start next year

    TEHRAN – Rehabilitation of Anzali Wetland is a priority and its implementation will start in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2021-March 2022) and will take 10 years to be completed, Masoud Baqerzadeh Karimi, the director of aquatic ecosystems at the Department of Environment (DOE) said.

  • ‘Nano bioremediation on Anzali wetland worrisome’ 2019-07-09 21:32

    ‘Nano bioremediation on Anzali wetland worrisome’

    TEHRAN – With huge sediments accumulated in Anzali wetland, a plan proposed using domestic bioremediation BioGME technology; but some are expressing worries about the technology as being carcinogenic or posing a threat to aquatic species, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Why DOE consents to construction of dam on Anzali wetland? 2019-05-28 22:18

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Why DOE consents to construction of dam on Anzali wetland?

    TEHRAN – While the Department of Environment (DOE) has issued a construction license for Lask dam on Anzali wetland, counting its advantages, some are still expressing worries: what are the unpredictable effects of building the dam on the region’s ecosystem and are the DOE’s reasons convincing?

  • Anzali wetland 2019-03-11 09:56

    Anzali wetland should become main obsession of university students: academic

    TEHRAN – Environmentally concerned university students should join hands to find solutions for reviving Anzali wetland in northern Iran, Mehdi Kazemi Khaledi, director for the Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research has said.