Department of Environment

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  • National budget allocates $28m to Department of Environment 2023-01-15 17:31

    National budget allocates $28m to Department of Environment

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment’s share of the next year’s national budget is 11.5 trillion rials (about $28 million), ISNA reported.

  • Ove 670 national standards set for soil protection  2023-01-07 18:32

    Over 670 national standards set for soil protection 

    TEHRAN - The Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran has set 671 standards for soil protection and is setting 26 other standards in this regard.

  • DOE outlines plans to protect Persian fallow deer 2022-12-19 19:45

    DOE outlines plans to protect Persian fallow deer

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) has prepared two plans to restore the endangered Persian fallow deer, the deputy head of the DOE has said.

  • DOE seeks to restore Persian leopard habitats 2022-12-10 18:36

    DOE plans to restore Persian leopard habitats

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) plans to revive the lost habitats of the endangered Persian leopards by providing prey, Hassan Akbari, deputy head of the DOE for wildlife protection has announced.

  • Environment houses to be developed nationwide 2022-09-13 17:18

    Environment houses to be developed nationwide

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) plans to launch environment houses across the country, Seyyed Abolqasem Mousavi, the director of the people’s participation office of the DOE, has said.

  • Iran environment exhibition slated for Oct. 2022-08-31 18:41

    Iran environment exhibition slated for Oct.

    TEHRAN – The 20th international environmental exhibition (Iran Environment 2022) will be held on October 11 to 14 in Tehran.

  • Law on protection, sustainable exploitation of wildlife 2022-08-26 18:48

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Law on protection, sustainable exploitation of wildlife

    TEHRAN – Considering that 55 years have passed since the adoption of the hunting and fishing law in the country, the Department of Environment drafted a law on the protection and sustainable exploitation of wildlife.

  • Tehran conference on dust storms 2022-07-12 21:26

    By M.A. Saki

    Wait and see what regional meeting on dust storms will produce 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) hosted on Tuesday a conference of 11 regional countries to find solutions for major environmental problems, particularly sand and dust storms (SDSs).

  • Plastic Bag Free Day to be held on July 3 2022-06-28 16:28

    Plastic Bag Free Day to be held on July 3

    TEHRAN – The Municipality of Tehran has decided to celebrate Plastic Bag Free Day on July 3 this year instead of July 12 in line with the global initiative.

  • Environment should not be sacrificed for political gain: DOE chief 2022-03-01 18:08

    Environment should not be sacrificed for political gain: DOE chief

    TEHRAN – Ali Salajegheh, Department of Environment chief, has said that the environment should not be sacrificed for political gain.

  • گرد و غبار 2022-02-09 17:26

    Intl. bodies cooperating with Iran to deal with SDS

    TEHRAN – A regional action plan has been prepared on fighting sand and dust storms (SDS) in eight external sources, and is planned to be shared with international organizations, Ali Mohammad Tahmasebi, head of the national working group for SDSs mitigation, has stated.

  • 150,000 ‘nature protectors’ to help DOE forces 2022-01-07 16:26

    150,000 ‘nature protectors’ to help DOE forces

    TEHRAN – Some 150,000 people are participating in training courses in the fields of fire prevention and control to help rangers of the Department of Environment as “nature protectors”.

  • Ali Salajeghe 2021-10-09 22:40

    By M.A. Saki

    Challenges facing new environment chief

    Salajegheh will not succeed if he is not fully backed

    TEHRAN-- Ali Salajegheh, the new chief of the Department of Environment (DOE), must grapple with serious, difficult, and even sensitive issues.

  • Keep the environment away from politics: DOE chief 2021-10-08 19:00

    Keep the environment away from politics: DOE chief

    TEHRAN – Ali Salajegheh, the Department of Environment chief, has urged the world to avoid politicization of the environment, but to uphold the globally recognized “common but differentiated responsibilities”.

  • Salajeqeh appointed as new DOE chief 2021-10-03 17:54

    Salajeqeh appointed as new DOE chief

    TEHRAN – President Ebrahim Raisi has appointed Ali Salajeqeh as the new head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for four years.

  • گرد و غبار 2021-06-02 21:48

    Some €450m allocated to tackle SDSs in 3 years

    TEHRAN – A total budget of €450 million has been earmarked to contain sand and dust storms (SDSs) nationwide over the past three years, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for the human environment has stated.

  • روز جهانی تالاب ها 2021-02-16 17:38

    Tehran meeting highlights ‘inseparable link between wetlands and life’

    TEHRAN- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of signing the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, a ceremony was held on Tuesday at the Department of Environment to emphasize the need for protecting wetlands as they play a key role in life of societies.

  • Defense, agriculture ministries join hands to protect environment 2021-02-13 17:34

    Defense, agriculture ministries join hands to protect environment

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation in the field of environmental protection, IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • هوشمند 2021-02-05 15:31

    Smart monitoring in Golestan National Park at final stage

    TEHRAN – A project for smart monitoring of Golestan National Park, which started in 2019, is near completion and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20).

  • Environment’s share of national budget rises significantly 2020-12-29 17:43

    Environment’s share of national budget rises significantly

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20, 2021) has proposed 12 trillion rials (around $292 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) for the Department of Environment, a nearly twofold increase compared to the current year’s budget of 6.38 trillion rials (nearly $151 million).

  • Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature? 2020/09/20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Quenching thirst of arid plains or jeopardizing nature?

    TEHRAN – Transferring water from a basin to drought-ridden areas over varying distances is among the plans in Iran to quench the thirst of some provinces, while construction of such tunnels is inherently risky and can result in unpredicted events or irreparable environmental issue.

  • Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran 2020-06-20 18:38

    Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism chief Vali Teymouri has said permits will be granted to eligible tour operators to launch their agritourism businesses, aiming to set certain standards in a move to ensure the quality of such services in the country.

  • محیط زیست 2020-06-01 18:41

    Sanctions hinder GEF to finance environmental projects in Iran

    TEHRAN – Unfair and unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States has hindered the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to finance environmental projects in Iran.

  • یوزپلنگ 2020-01-05 18:27

    Three Asiatic cheetah cubs spotted in northeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Three Asiatic cheetah cubs have been spotted in Bardaskan county, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, for the second time since the beginning of this year (March 21, 2019), head of the provincial department of environment (DOE) has said.