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Conserving Iran and Iraq’s Wetlands

There’s growing awareness in the Islamic Republic of Iran that wetlands are valuable and sustain livelihoods. Ramsar, “the gem of northern Iran”, is the town that gives its name to the Ramsar Convention. The Convention is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use […]

President Inaugurates Development Projects North of Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 43 new projects in the country’s northern province of Mazandaran on Tuesday. Tens of projects in Mazandaran came into service and a number of others began to be implemented on the president’s order via a video conference. Most of the projects have been unveiled in or around the port city […]