water and soil pollution

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  • Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third 2019-04-23 22:11

    Wetlands reduce flood devastation to a third

    TEHRAN – Wetlands played an important role in minimizing destructive effects of flood which has recently hit many provinces across the country, deputy chief for natural environment and biodiversity directorate at the Department of Environment (DOE) has stated.

  • ‘Each Iranian generates 8kg of e-waste annually’ 2018-09-23 22:34

    ‘Each Iranian generates 8kg of e-waste annually’

    TEHRAN – Some 8 kilogram of electronic waste per person is produced annually in Iran, which causes serious health problems in case of being left untreated, a knowledge based company director has said.

  • Photo by Sascha Schuermann / Getty Images 2018-02-28 21:52

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Faced with e-waste

    Fortunately for us, we are living in a world where the speed of emerging new technologies and electronic devices increasingly eases many of our daily tasks. These amazing rapid changes encourage or even sometimes force users to buy new devices. And what happens to the old ones? Either they are temporarily stocked at storehouses or thrown away among other waste materials. This is where we are introducing another threat to our environment: e-waste.

  • 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.

  • Earth Day 2017-04-23 08:18

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Together towards clean planet: Iran marks Earth Day

    TEHRAN — Iran marked the Erath Day 2017 in a ceremony held at the Department of Environment here on Sunday with the national theme of “together towards clean Earth”.

  • Tehran Times interview with Ebtekar 2016-10-05 09:52

    Ebtekar visiting Germany to expand environmental ties 

    TEHRAN — The director of Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) set off for Germany on Tuesday to hold talks on environmental issues, Shana news agency reported.