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Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Iran

Iran shut primary schools in the capital and other parts of the country on Sunday due to choking levels of air pollution, New Vision reports. Local authorities late Saturday announced the closure of all primary schools in the …

Wolf hunting to be banned in Kazakhstan

In a number of areas of Central, Northern and Western Kazakhstan, restrictions on the shooting of wolves are coming into force, the chairman of the Committee of Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Agriculture of the country, Kairat …

Sevan issue self-directed

The issue of increasing the quantity of water released from Lake Sevan by 100 million cubic meters of water turned out to be not only economic and ecological - it became political and, perhaps, even civilizational issue, exposing nature of …

US stops contributing to UN Green Climate Fund

The White House said the U.S. will stop contributing to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and will stop reporting carbon data as required by the Paris accord. The decision has no direct impact on major U.S. regulations on power …

Trump takes US out of Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country from the Paris climate accord, prompting widespread criticism from allies and business leaders as America became one of only three nations to oppose the 2015 global pact to …

Fishing prohibited in Kabardino-Balkaria

Starting from today, a prohibition to extract any kinds of aquatic biological products from the rivers and reservoirs of Kabardino-Balkaria comes to force, the press service of the West Caspian Department of Rosrybolovstvo reported. The …

Rouhani: environmental concerns is our priority

The Iranian government sets the environmental concerns as a priority in development projects, the country's President Hassan Rouhani said. Rouhani said the Lake Urmia, which has suffered from rapid drought during …