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Torrential rains revive Lake Urmia

Torrential rains revive Lake Urmia

Torrential rains over the past forty days in Iran may have caused severe floods and human and financial losses in certain areas, but at the same time it has revived one of Iran and the world’s most important lakes.

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Devastating floods in Iran shift from west to east

Devastating floods in Iran shift from west to east

Iran’s Meteorological Organization announced the possibility of new floods in eastern Iran while most of the country’s northern and western regions have already been hit by torrential rains and devastating floods for more than a month.

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Drought causing war between man and crocodile in Iran

Drought causing war between man and crocodile in Iran

The largest reptiles and only species of crocodiles in Iran live in its southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. The locals call it “gando” and it is more commonly known as the mugger or march crocodile. It is a cautious, timid creature measuring four to five meters in length. There are fewer than 3000 of them left in the world. They are mostly found in Southeast Asia and are an endangered species.

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Iran committing suicide by dehydration

Iran committing suicide by dehydration

For more than a year, since December 2017, protests and civil disobedience have been a fixture of life in Iran. Many of the political and economic grievances fueling this unrest will be familiar to foreign observers. But one major reason for these disturbances has gone overlooked: the country’s dire water shortages.

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Zarivar wetland registered in western Iran

Zarivar wetland registered in western Iran

Zarivar wetland, located in the city of Marivan, western Iran, has been registered as the 25th wetland of Iran under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, more commonly known as the Ramsar Convention.

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Iran’s biggest enemy is the “water crisis”

Iran’s biggest enemy is the “water crisis”

A candidate of IR of Iran’s twelfth presidential elections, Seyed Mostafa Hasehmitaba was also the Minister of Industry and Vice President in the Hasehmi and Khatami cabinets. He believes that Iran’s biggest enemy today is its water crisis.

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Parliament report on water crisis in Iran

Parliament report on water crisis in Iran

The research center of the Iranian Parliament has published a report warning against the water crisis in Iran, saying that this is now at the center of people’s daily lives, leading to the start of social unrests.

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Ecocide warning for the Caspian Sea

Ecocide warning for the Caspian Sea

According to finds by Iranian researchers, water levels in the Caspian Sea have dropped in recent years and the effluent of pollutants and agricultural and urban wastewaters into the Sea has increased its organic load and decreased oxygen levels. This will transform the Caspian Sea in the deeper parts into a dead environment.

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Will the US and Iran be enemies forever?

Will the US and Iran be enemies forever?

John Limbert belongs to an exclusive club — the 52 American diplomats held hostage by Iran for 444 days during the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Since that crisis, which began 40 years ago next month, the two countries shared an enmity that has only grown worse under President Trump.

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