Iran has increased the budget for forest protection by two folds in the national budget bill for the current [Iranian calendar] calendar year (started on March 20), head of the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO) has said.
Spanish firefighters and military emergency personnel battled amid blistering heat on Monday to control a wildfire in the Madrid region.
A new report from the United Nations has warned forests in the Asia-Pacific region are facing a serious threat as primary forest cover is now only 19 percent of total forest area—the lowest level of any region worldwide, a major gathering of forestry stakeholders heard.
TEHRAN – Iranian international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah will leave championships side Nottingham Forest. Forest finished the season in 17th place with 53 points, two points better off than a year ago. At the top, Wolves secured promotion and an impressive 99 points, followed by Cardiff, with Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Derby settling for places […]
TEHRAN– Wildfire, starting on Saturday, is sweeping through forests in northern province of Gilan, Isna reported. Forests situated in Lahijan, Siyahkal, Langeroud, Shaft, and Masal are burning in fire since Saturday evening. Heat waves are believed to set the stage for the wildfires. Police, firefighters, Red Crescent, and natural resources forces as well as the […]
The only UN-approved financial mechanism to curb deforestation, a key driver of global warming, has bulldozed the rights of forest-dwelling peoples on three continents and needs to be fixed, experts say. The latest sign that these schemes — which pay to restore tropical forests rather than cut them down — are falling short comes from […]