marine environment protection

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  • 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.

  • National biodiversity monitoring plan prepared 2019-08-25 20:01

    National biodiversity monitoring plan prepared

    TEHRAN – A national plan on monitoring biodiversity has been prepared to manage natural resources and react to changes accordingly in order to maintain protection for the valuable nature, Department of Environment (DOE) deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity, announced.

  • Plan on protection of southern coasts to be prepared 2019-08-07 18:50

    Plan on protection of southern coasts to be prepared

    TEHRAN – A comprehensive plan for environmental conservation and management of coastal areas in southern Iran will be prepared by the next year, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • Marine species population increased in protected areas 2019-06-25 21:16

    Marine species population increased in protected areas

    TEHRAN – According to the annual census, the population of marine species in habitats under the Department of Environment (DOE) supervision has increased, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, head of marine environment affairs at the DOE has said.

  • Water level in Lake Urmia rises by 33cm 2019-02-07 01:30

    Water level in Lake Urmia rises by 33cm

    TEHRAN – The level of water in Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, has increased by 33 centimeters compared to the same time last year, head of the provincial department for the Lake Urmia restoration program in West Azarbaijan province has said.

  • Man-made islands in Persian Gulf must be environmentally assessed 2019-01-31 00:51

    Environmental assessment a must for artificial islands in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN – Construction of artificial islands off the southern coasts of the Persian Gulf must undergo environmental impact assessment to avoid negative repercussions on the ecosystem, which requires cooperation of responsible bodies, deputy Department of Environment (DOE) chief for marine affairs has said.