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Environmental Economics

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Iran’s devastated Lake Urmia wins recognition

Green Prophet

Like Israel and Jordan’s Dead Sea, Iran has it’s own inland salty lake called Lake Urmia. One trusted source I have in Iran says this is the country’s top 2 environmental “problem” to solve. Yazdani won the prize for capturing The Salt Lake Urmia in Iran.

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Why War with Iran Would Go Global.

Elephant Journal

If Americans wish to invade Iran, they should be prepared to fight a much larger, more unified, and wealthier population than that of Iraq in 2003. Iran’s per capita. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today iran Iraq war nuclear proliferation war

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Dog Shelter in Iran Helps Unwanted Strays

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Iran’s only licensed animal shelter is the sole refuge for more than 500 dogs who live in a country where conservative laws have called for heavy restrictions on dog ownership. Read More The post Dog Shelter in Iran Helps Unwanted Strays appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Documentary on Iran’s first surfer makes waves for women!

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There’s been a revolution in Iran, and we’re not talking about the one that resulted in overthrowing the Shah in 1979! The latest one involves an Irish environmentalist and surfing champion, and her mission to bring the sport to Iran, and its women.

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Cheetahs in Iran on the brink of extinction

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Once upon a time, cheetahs roamed the deserts of Iran. The Iranian Cheetah Society, founded in 2001, has started using social media, including their youtube channel, to promote awareness about endangered Asiatic cheetahs in Iran.

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Find the wind in Iran with these handy energy maps

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Iran is most known in global news for its nuclear ambitions. The dataset was provided by the Renewable Energy Organization of Iran. Iran has a plan to grow its wind energy generation power. By last estimates in 2009, Iran was generating 130 MW of energy via wind power.

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Massive mystery explosion in Iran

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According to local news reports, a massive fire has torn through the city of Qazvin, north Iran. The blast is suspected by some to be nuclear in origin and high numbers of casualties are expected. As many as 50 people could have been injured or killed in the city which is a commercial hub.

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Iran’s Solar Car Competes in Australia

Green Prophet

Iran’s solar-powered Gazelle 2, hopes to place well in trans Australia trials. Iran’s Gazelle 2 solar powered electric car may not have massaging seats , but it certainly looks better than the Palestinian-built solar car in Hebron.

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First Earth Architecture festival in Iran would make Nader Khalili proud

Green Prophet

In the coming week from the 11th to the 14th of March 2015, l’Iran will inaugurate the first edition of “ Regeneration of earthen architecture festival ” which aims to promote earth as the building medium of the future. Design Iran nader khalili

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Iran Lacks Water Planning

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He has also said that the enture water supply of Iran includes a volume of 130 billion cubic meters, of which 50 billion cubic meters are guaranteed as a source of water supply. This can happen by means of the media, which are mainly in hands of the government in Iran.

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Iran dominates drug headlines in the Middle East

Green Prophet

There is a growing concern that the free trade agreement between Iran and Turkey has encouraged an increase in the production and transit of drugs in the Middle East. Hash Usage in Iran. To tackle the epidemic, Iran has attempted to implement a number of policies.

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Iran Sanctions Bolster Nuclear Ambitions, Pollute Environment

Green Prophet

A new round of sanctions that further isolate Iran financially and politically is likely to bolster nuclear ambitions and keep pollution levels high. Iran on the defensive. ” Business & Politics Iran Nuclear energy pollution sanctions U.S

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No “Balls” allowed in Iran’s female soccer league

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Sex change surgery is legal in Iran, in accordance with a religious edict issued by the late Ayatollah Khomeini, spiritual leader of the 1979 Islamic revolution. Lifestyle gender Iran LGBT rights professional women''s football sex change

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Turkey, Iran, Syria Top List for Worst Journalism Countries

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Bahrain = 1 Saudi Arabia = 4 Israel and Occupied Palestine = 3 Iran = 45 Syria = 15 Yemen = 1 Uzbekistan = 4 Kyrgyzstan = 1 Iraq = 1 Turkey = 49.

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Un-Islamic critics want to veil “shameless” private parts of buildings in Iran

Green Prophet

But Iran is very different than the rest of the Arab world right now. During his 38 year “off and on” reign, Shah Reza Pahlavi made great efforts to introduce Western culture into the country, which also included dramatic changes in Iran’s architectural styling.

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Iran Blows Past Sanctions with Wind Energy

Green Prophet

Determined to stay its unpopular nuclear course , Iran is now turning to wind power and other renewable energy sources to blow past sanctions. Under the terms of their agreement, Mapna will be permitted to copy the turbines and manufacturer them in Iran.

1 Woman, 1 Minute: 1 Window to 100 Years of Iran’s History. {Inspiring Video}

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Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Inspiring (Wow) beauty fashion iran middle east style video women Now, wasn''t that freakin'' amazing?

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Project Pressure captures Iran’s melting glaciers (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Some of the most endangered glaciers on the planet are in Iran. . The rugged mountains of Iran have shaped both the political and the economic history of the country, forming distinct valley communities that remained largely isolated until major roads were built in the 20th Century.

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Blaming Iraq for Sandstorms that Cripple Iran

Green Prophet

Last Wednesday a viscous sandstorm in Iran forced schools and government offices to close. Lawmakers wrote a letter to Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad demanding the government stop the sandstorms, which caused 123 people to seek emergency care in hospitals.

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Iran Unveils Plans to Launch Persian Cat into Space, PETA’s Claws Out

Green Prophet

Iran said it was going to send a monkey into space in 2011 , but that didn’t happen. Despite western sanctions that have crippled the economy, Iran insists that it is planning to send the feline to space aboard the Kavoshgar satellite carrier.

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Travel Iran for Eight Unforgettable Days with Arab Explorers

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Take everything you ever learned about Iran and banish it from your mind. The outdoor tourism company Rahhalah offers an eight day tour of Iran that is packed with coastal, desert, and even urban adventure. Travel & Nature adventure eco-tourism hiking Iran Persia tourism travel

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Heads up! A look at Iran’s fantastical ceilings (PHOTOS)

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Tuck into this visual feast of Iran’s splendiferous ceilings; scenes lost to one deep in thought, or bowed down in prayer. Ceiling of Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahan, one of Iran’s oldest at 900 years old. But is Iran part of the Middle East?

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Iran Forgets India and Keeps Pitching Peace Pipeline to Pakistan

Green Prophet

Iran, becoming more isolated appeals to Pakistan to move ahead with natural gas “peace pipeline.” As Iran becomes more marginalized with US-backed sanctions , Iran seeks to conduct business with more hospitable partners, like Pakistan.

Raw human sewage murders millions of fish in Iran

Green Prophet

This is what millions of dead fish in Iran look like: Raw, human sewage has leaked into a dammed river in the Tehran region of Iran killing millions of fish, a local news report there shows. .

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Iran Plans To Launch Monkey Into Space

Green Prophet

Iran is going to send a monkey into space to prepare for the country’s plan to send a man on a similar journey by 2020. In 2010, Iran’s Kavoshgar-3 rocket carried turtles, rats, and worms. But this will be the first monkey to enter space from Iran.

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Extraordinary fishbowl architecture photos by Iran’s Mohammed Domiri

Green Prophet

Just 23-years-old, Domiri is a physics student in Iran who has a deep passion for photography. His architecture photography is particularly outstanding, and he is lucky to have incredible subjects throughout Iran – from Shiraz to Isfahan and beyond.

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Iran Plans to Launch Second Monkey into Space

Eccorazzi

Iran plans to launch a second monkey into space by the end of November. Read More The post Iran Plans to Launch Second Monkey into Space appeared first on Ecorazzi. Additional species are set to follow, possibly including a Persian cat.

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Iran’s Water Woes More Worrying than War

Green Prophet

International media is so obsessed with Iran’s forbidden access to nuclear energy and the possibility of war that a host of other issues far more worrying than war are being ignored. Maybe, just maybe, we can dream that one day Iran and Israel will make friends. :: Al-Monitor.

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Protests Over Shrinking Salt Lake Continue In Iran

Green Prophet

Iran saw more protests and demonstrations this weekend as green activists call for the protection of the UNESCO-listed salt lake Orumieh. Located in north-west Iran, the lake is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and is believed to be one of the largest salt lakes in the world.

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Iran Criticized For Response to Earthquake which Killed 306

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hit the East Azerbaijan province of Iran. These criticism have led some to speculate that the poor government response was due to the fact that those affected were mainly Azeri Turks, an ethnic minority in the northwest of Iran. Iran has a long history of earthquakes.

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Climate change means unexpected rain increase for Iran and Iraq?

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This is land encompassing parts of Turkey, Syria, northern Iraq, and north-eastern Iran and the strategically important headwaters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

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New sanction imposed by UN on Iran

Green (Living) Review

Now we know why the saber rattling off the Iranian coast by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On Monday, July 26, 2010 new sanctions against Iran came into power and amongst those are the complete ban on investment in Iranian oil and gas industry. This means that, unless the West can change the government of that country, there will be no more oil from Iran and that, together with the reduction in oil production in Saudi Arabia, will spell problems and also and especially gasoline prices rising.

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Iran Considers Censoring Films Depicting Chicken Meals

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US sanctions are putting such a strain on Iran’s poor that the government wants to censor films depicting hearty chicken meals , The Telegraph reports. Image credit: national foods of Iran , Shutterstock. US Sanctions on Iran Pressures Turkey’s Oil Supply.

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Iran Quit Dirty Energy Subsidies And Survived

Green Prophet

Iran becomes an unlikely leader by ending dirty energy subsidies. Iran has done what every politician on earth secretly dreams they could do: enforced the end of dirty energy subsidies. Learning from Iran. Who would have thought Iran would lead the way? :: Gulf in the Media.

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U.S. to Give Iran Nuclear Technology

Eco Friendly Daily

A package of incentives presented Tuesday to Iran includes a provision for the United States to supply Tehran with some nuclear technology if it stops enriching uranium _ a major concession by Washington, diplomats said.

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Iran Plans to Send Persian Cat Into Outer Space

Eccorazzi

Cats in outer space sound cute in a make believe and semi-fashionable way (see these leggings and this t-shirt), but Iran wants to actually put a cat in space - and that Read More The post Iran Plans to Send Persian Cat Into Outer Space appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Hooked on Hookah? It’s Worse than Smokes, Says Iran

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Food & Health Lifestyle & Culture cancer Harvard Iran Israel Jordan narghila shisha smoking tobaccoA 45 minute shisha session is the equivalent of puffing 100 cigarettes. In a new study, Iranian researchers proved tobacco water pipes are as harmful as cigarettes, saying, “Our findings reveal profound effects of water pipe smoking on lung function, similar to the effects observed in deep inhalation cigarette smokers.”

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KFC Opens First Store in Iran

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The American fast food chain restaurant Kentucky Fried Chicken has opened a branch in Iran despite harsh US sanctions against Iran over that country's nuclear programs , Iranian media report. Apparently Iran's first KFC branch was opened on Friday in Tehran.

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Iran’s Islamic Regime Aims to Be Solar Supreme by 2015

Green Prophet

Iran wants to launch the largest solar power plant in the Middle East. This week, however, Iran’s Renewable Energy Organization says it will launch the largest solar power plant in the Middle East by 2015. 5000 MW by 2015?

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Britain will stand with America if it attacks Iran

Green (Living) Review

British military is readying contingencies for the eventuality of a more or less imminent conflict with Iran by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sources of the British government have confirmed that in the event of a US strike – or should we say US/Israeli strike – against Iran that British forces will stand shoulder-to-shoulder in support of the USA and its forces.

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Iran Gags on Pollution and Sanctions

Green Prophet

Iran is gagging – on sanctions and deadly pollution. Finally, after months of denial, the country’s oil minister Rostam Qasemi acknowledged that petroleum sales are down by 40 percent after western sanctions that prohibit certain international transactions have stunted trade.

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Iran’s Ancient Ice Houses Showcases Sustainable Refrigeration

Green Prophet

Image of ice houses in Iran and Kashan ice house via Shutterstock. Refrigeration is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of modern man, but it has come at a price.

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