Caspian Sea littoral states

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  • Magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook western Iran 2021-01-05 11:09

    4.1 magnitude quake strikes Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN- An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Tuesday morning in the Caspian Sea, shaking nearby regions in Iran and other littoral countries.

  • Caspian Sea grappling with poor waste management 2020-08-10 17:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Caspian Sea grappling with poor waste management

    TEHRAN – Waste management in the Caspian Sea is on the verge of crisis and seriously threatens the Sea’s environment, Ahmad Reza Lahijanzadeh, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE) for the marine environment, said.

  • Political will required to protect Caspian Sea environment, Iran says 2020-06-10 17:48

    Political will required to protect Caspian Sea environment, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The Caspian Sea littoral states must have enough political will to preserve the marine environment and ecosystem of this waterbody, Issa Kalantari, head of the Department of Environment (DOE), has said.

  • Ban on Caspian sturgeon fishing extended by 2020 2020-01-04 19:16

    Ban on Caspian sturgeon fishing extended by end of 2020

    TEHRAN – Caspian Sea littoral states have extended the ban on sturgeon fishing in the Caspian Sea until the end of 2020, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Caspian Sea littoral states 2019-10-11 22:40

    Navies from Caspian Sea states ink fresh MOU

    TEHRAN – In a quintet meeting in Saint Petersburg on Friday, commanders of the Caspian Sea littoral states’ navies signed a fresh memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost their multilateral cooperation in various fields.

  • Caspian seals population shrinking alarmingly 2019-08-24 20:00

    Caspian seals population shrinking alarmingly

    TEHRAN – Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have faced a sharp decline in population over the past three decades, pushing the species towards extinction, Davood Mirshekar, deputy chief of the Department of Environment for marine ecosystems, has stated.

  • On the occasion of Caspian Sea day: waste management atop agenda 2019-08-13 20:30

    On the occasion of Caspian Sea day: waste management atop agenda

    TEHRAN - Caspian Sea Day, annually observed by the Caspian Sea states on August 12, will be held in the city of Babolsar on August 15 with a theme of taking steps toward waste management in coastal provinces.

  • DOE plans to conserve critically endangered Persian sturgeon 2019-07-28 21:32

    DOE plans to conserve critically endangered Persian sturgeon

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) plans to prepare a plan to conserve the endangered marine species of Persian sturgeon, Davood Mirshekar, deputy DOE chief for marine ecosystems, has stated.