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Lake Urmia restoration prescribed for Bakhtegan Wetland 12 Sep 2021

Lake Urmia restoration prescribed for Bakhtegan Wetland

A restoration plan and model of sustainable agriculture previously implemented on the catchment area of Lake Urmia will be extended to Bakhtegan Wetland in Fars province.

a multi-million dollar source of income in Lake Urmia 23 Aug 2021

a multi-million dollar source of income in Lake Urmia

Artemia of Lake Urmia is of great commercial value and if exported, it will be a multi-million-dollar source of income for the country, Salman Zaker, a member of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) has said.

Some $3.5b spent on Lake Urmia revitalization 28 Jul 2021

Some $3.5b spent on Lake Urmia revitalization

A total of 150 trillion rials (nearly $3.5 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been earmarked to the restoration of Lake Urmia over the past seven years, chief of the Department of Environment, Issa Kalantari, has said.

Environmental projects worth $220m inaugurated 27 Jul 2021

Environmental projects worth $220m inaugurated

Environmental projects worth 9.2 trillion rials (nearly $220 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) were inaugurated on Monday.

Lake Urmia revival is gratifying: Japanese envoy 08 Jul 2021

Lake Urmia revival is gratifying: Japanese envoy

Good measures have been taken to rehabilitate Lake Urmia and it is gratifying to see that the water body is being revived, Japanese Ambassador to Iran Ikawa Kazutoshi said.

High salinity of Lake Urmia reduces flamingo population 08 Jul 2021

High salinity of Lake Urmia reduces flamingo population

The population of flamingos in Lake Urmia National Park has decreased by 30 to 35 percent due to the lack of proper living conditions, mainly as a result of the lake’s high salinity, Omid Yousefi, head of the wildlife surveillance of West Azarbaijan’s department of environment, stated.

Lake Urmia revival eradicates 450,000 ha of SDS hotspots 16 May 2021

Lake Urmia revival eradicates 450,000 ha of SDS hotspots

The restoration of Lake Urmia has eradicated 450,000 hectares of sand and dust storm (SDS) hotspots, according to the latest studies.

Lake Urmia water level rises by 35cm 13 Apr 2020

Lake Urmia water level rises by 35cm

The water level at Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, currently stands at 1,271 meters above sea level.

Drought Lake Urmia under FAO investigation 28 Jan 2020

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 likely to revive in 10 years; building our hopes up? 19 Jul 2018

Lake Urmia likely to revive in 10 years; building our hopes up?

TEHRAN — Chief of West Azarbaijan province’s Department of Environment, Parviz Arasteh, has said that Lake Urmia will be revived within the next 10 years, but is he building our hopes up? Lake Urmia, was once gloriously shining like a turquoise in northwest Iran, but within 20 years the lake went down the pan as […]