Iran's soil protection law

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  • FAO to support Iran to ensure sustainable healthy biodiverse soils 2020-12-08 17:20

    FAO to support Iran to ensure sustainable healthy biodiverse soils

    TEHRAN – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) representative to Iran Gerold Bödeker, reaffirms the Organization’s stance to support Iran in developing and adopting policies and programs promoting sustainable agricultural systems and nurturing soil biodiversity.

  • Soil depletion: a neglected issue requiring urgent attention 2020-12-05 18:37

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Soil depletion: a neglected issue requiring urgent attention

    TEHRAN – Soil is one of the most vital non-renewable resources that many organisms on the planet depend on, as it ensures food security of the nations; however, the attention paid to this valuable resource is not as much as its significance.

  • Mining must not come at cost of environmental degradation 2020-11-09 18:41

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Mining must not come at cost of environmental degradation

    TEHRAN – Mining is among the most destructive activities in the environment. Although there are some laws in place that are intended to minimize the damage, they are not enough to prevent the irredeemable footprint of mining on nature, especially in cases where the regulations are difficult to enforce.

  • 2 billion tons of soil erodes annually in Iran: expert 2019-06-22 20:57

    2 billion tons of soil erodes annually in Iran: expert

    TEHRAN – Iran loses 2 billion tons of soil per year as a result of land use changes, rainfed agriculture, and overgrazing, Hossein Akhani, environmental and botanical expert has announced.