FAO warns desert locust infest southeastern Iran
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan will be infested by desert locust.
Drought Lake Urmia under FAO investigation
The initial findings of a drought vulnerability and impact assessment in the Lake Urmia basin conducted to help the implementation of an integrated drought management system.
Lake Urmia water level rose by 71cm
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The water level at Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, currently stands at an elevation of 1,271 meters above sea level, which is 71 centimeters more than the water level on the corresponding date of last year, a senior official said. Head of Lake Urmia Restoration Project Farhad Sarkhosh said Sunday that the […]
Qeshm island; Roam and Find Incredible rock formations
TEHRAN (Iran News) – You can find one of the world’s most eye-catching nature’s creativity at its finest on Qeshm Island, southern Iran, where stunning rock formations are a sign of perpetual thumping of the waves, storms and raging winds. Called Darreh-ye Tandis-ha (“Valley of Statues”), it is a remnant of a high plateau that […]
Foreign tourists came to Iran, tops 5mn in 6 months
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali Asqar Mounesan announced on Wednesday that about five million foreign tourists have visited Iran in the first half the current Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2019). As he added, the data shows a 27 percent growth compared to the first half of […]
Gavkhuni wetland comes to life
Migratory birds have returned to Gavkhuni wetland once again as heavy rainfall has revived the long-dried wetland.