soil erosion

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  • ‘Flood devastation worsened by improper infrastructure planning, environmental degradation’ 2019-04-07 12:54

    ‘Flood devastation worsened by environmental degradation, improper planning’

    TEHRAN – Ignoring technical issues in developing infrastructure of the water basin along with excessive soil erosion are what made the recent floods extremely devastating, director for wetland ecosystem office at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Majlis passes bill on soil conservation 2019-02-21 01:59

    Majlis passes bill on soil conservation

    TEHRAN – A bill on soil conservation, proposed to the Majlis (Iranian Parliament) in December 2014, has been finally approved, secretary of environmental policy at the center for strategic studies affiliated to the presidential office has said.

  • Soil erosion reaches 16.7 tons per ha annually 2019-02-03 22:26

    Soil erosion reaches 16.7 tons per ha annually

    TEHRAN – Soil erosion and pollution are the two major important environmental problems in the country, as some 16.7 tons of soil per hectare erodes annually, head of soil protection unit of the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has announced.

  • Climate change rises wind erosion by 30% in Iran: official 2019-02-02 21:28

    Climate change rises wind erosion by 30% in Iran: official

    TEHRAN — Climate change, coupled with lower precipitations and wetlands’ dryness have brought about 30-percent rise in wind erosion in the country, director general of the deserts office at the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has said.

  • Soil erosion in Iran 2.5 times the world average 2017-11-11 20:25

    ‘Soil erosion in Iran 2.5 times the world average’

    TEHRAN — Iran has a mean soil loss rate of 16 tons per hectare per year, while the worldwide average is about 6 tons per hectare per year, deputy agriculture minister has said.

  • Isa Kalantari 2017-10-22 17:48

    We should keep environment safe for next generations: Kalantari

    ‘Iran lagging behind the world in protecting the environment’

    TEHRAN — In regard to factors determining environmental standards Iran is among countries that is lagging behind the world in safeguarding the environment, the chief of the Department of Environment said on Saturday.