The Japan International Cooperation Agency has staged a project in the southwest Iran to establish forests and resuscitate pastures around Karun, the only navigable river in Iran.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) It is one of the worst ecological disasters of recent decades, but the shrinking of Iran's great Lake Urmia finally appears to be stabilizing and officials see the start of a reviva

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said no effort should be spared to help victims of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Iran’s western border with Iraq that injured more than 700 people, most suffering m

TEHRAN, Iran - After being jolted by two strong earthquakes and dozens of aftershocks in less than 12 hours, people in several parts of Iran remained in a state of panic on Sunday.

When the social, economic, or ecological conditions under which socio-ecological systems are expected to adapt become untenable, a system may transform into a fundamentally new system. Within agricultural systems, farmers have the option of significantly transforming their practices, or migrating elsewhere in the search for a better lifestyle (and exiting the agricultural socio-ecological system).

The role of water crises in conflicts in places like Syria, Nigeria and Iran often feature in media and policy outlets. Many believe that climate change could spark future conflicts.

Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), is located in the north of the country with a population of about 8.5 million. The population can reach over 12.5 million during the day, with people from nearby cities commuting daily to Tehran for work.

The Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit southeast Iran on Wednesday evening, state media said.

Judiciary said Iranian-Canadian professor was a Mossad agent who committed suicide in prison, though his family dispute this. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

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