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Iran wants more Int’l Cooperation on Environment

By Barbara Slavin, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Environment Official says Iran looking for more International Cooperation Faced with mounting environmental challenges, Iran is implementing an ambitious program to reduce greenhouse gases and restore dried wetlands, but it would benefit from more international […]

Iranian NGOs win UN Equator Prize

Exciting news from the wetlands initiative in Iran: the Umbrella Group of Naghadeh NGOs is to receive one of the 21 awards of the coveted United Nations’ Equator Prize. The award will be conferred on 7 December at the COP21 event in Paris. This is the first time an organization from Iran receives this prestigious […]