Mount Damavand

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  • Special attractions in Iran 2019-12-15 16:36

    Special attractions in Iran that you should see

    Have you ever heard about Badab-e Surt? What about the hottest place on Earth? Have you ever seen Harra Forests? If you like to visit these places, and much more, it’s time for planning a trip to Iran.

  • International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives 2018-12-11 21:45

    International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives

    TEHRAN — Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. However, according to the United Nations, mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, both for mountain communities and the rest of the world.

  • Mount Damavand 2018-07-22 09:19

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘Austro-Iranian ascent to Mt. Damavand signals that Europe and Iran will make good on their promises’

    TEHRAN — On July 31 some 100 Austrian and Iranian mountaineers together with a group of European ambassadors will jointly ascend the Mount Damavand, sending a strong signal that Europe and Iran will make good on their promises to engage in an ever-increasing number of sectors and areas, Stefan Scholz, Vienna's ambassador to Tehran has said.

  • Mount Damavand threatened by land use change, mining activities 2018-07-04 08:19

    Mount Damavand threatened by land use change, mining activities

    TEHRAN — Mount Damavand, an inactive volcano and the highest peak in the Middle East, is now being threatened by land use change and mining activities, environmental activist Keikhosro Yazdani has said.