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  • ICCROM Director-General Stefano De Caro (L) talks to Iran’s tourism chief Zahra Ahmadipour in Tehran, May 3, 2017. 2017-05-21 09:30

    Iran strengthens commitment to cultural heritage, ICCROM says

    TEHRAN – Iran reaffirms deeper commitment to preserving its cultural heritage as the country extends restorations projects to beyond its borderlines, the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) announced on its website on May 18.

  • CHTHO Deputy Director Mohammad-Hassan Talebian in an undated photo 2017-05-15 20:58

    Iran allots $2.4m to restore overseas cultural heritage sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has allocated 90 billion rials (around $2.4 million) to conserve some of its cultural heritage sites that are scattered across the globe.

  • An interior view of Malek al-Tojjar boutique hotel, which has been repurposed from a historic mansion in Yazd. 2017-05-10 20:37

    Private investments in cultural heritage restoration surge

    TEHRAN – The sum of private investments in restoration of cultural heritage structures have witnessed a staggering 449% rise over the past four years compared to the previous records.

  • ICCROM Director-General Stefano De Caro (L) speaks with CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour during a meeting in Tehran, May 3, 2017. 2017-05-06 20:30

    ICCROM expertise to help Iran preserve historical sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization aims to cement collaboration with the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), in a bid to accelerate preservation of numerous historical sites scattered across the country.

  • Masoumeh Ebtekar (L) and Gary Lewis 2017-04-09 18:43

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iran, Japan, UNDP extend co-op on Lake Urmia restoration program

    TEHRAN — Iran, Japan and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) extended agreement for collaborative restoration program of Lake Urmia for the fourth consecutive year here on Sunday.

  • The gorgeous facade of the National Garden, a historical compound in downtown Tehran 2017-04-06 18:44

    National Garden’s facade restored to former glory

    TEHRAN – The gorgeous facade of the National Garden, a historical compound in downtown Tehran, underwent restoration work, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Reza Kianian 2017-03-26 15:43

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Actor, environmentalist Kianian wishes for a dust storm-free Khuzestan

    TEHRAN — The Iranian actor and environmentalist, Reza Kianian, wished for the predicament of dust storms in the southwestern province of Khuzestan to be resolved in the new year.

  • Lake Urmia 2017-03-13 10:13

    By Erik Solheim and Gary Lewis

    A resurrection in the Middle East: Life has returned to a dying salt lake in northwest Iran

    Lake Urmia was once the second largest saltwater lake in the world. But years of man-made disruption — from 60 years of dam building to the massive overuse of feeder rivers — has diverted the natural flow of sweet water from the surrounding basin into the salty lake.

  • An undated photo depicts ruins of Qa’leh Dokhtar, a Sassanid-era castle in southern Iran. 2017-02-20 19:32

    Restoration of Sassanid-era Qa’leh Dokhtar castle projected

    TEHRAN – The ancient Qa’leh Dokhtar castle in the southeastern province of Kerman is projected to undergo restoration.

  • Lake Urmia 2017-02-19 18:21

    Budget deficit could do irreparable damage to Lake Urmia

    TEHRAN — Officials in charge of Lake Urmia restoration program have said the government has not allocated budget to the project in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2017-March 2018) and this could do irreparable damage to the lake’s restoration program.

  • Lake Urmia 2017-02-09 08:25

    Govt. allots $205m to Lake Urmia restoration

    TEHRAN — The cabinet of ministers has allocated some 8.2 trillion rials (nearly $205 million) to Lake Urmia restoration projects, IRIB reported on Wednesday.

  • wetland 2017-02-06 09:56

    By Farnaz Heidari

    When we can say a wetland is dead?

    Wetlands include salt marshes, swamps, bogs, prairie potholes and vernal pools (shallow depressions that hold water at certain times of the year). Their common feature is that they are saturated with water seasonally and therefore have a particular type of vegetation and soil.

  • Historical Vakil Mosque undergoing restoration 2017-01-18 19:17

    In focus: Historical Vakil Mosque undergoing restoration

    An artisan atop a scaffold restores portions of the floral tilework that embellishes the facade of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran on January 16, 2017.

  • A wetland in Iraq 2017-01-16 09:23

    By Farnaz Heidari

    ‘Eden Again’, a project to promote the restoration of the Mesopotamian Marshlands

    Lands covered temporarily or permanently by water (except for lakes, reservoirs, and streams) and located away from coastal areas are called inland wetlands. They include marshes, prairie potholes (depressions carved out by glaciers), swamps (dominated by trees and shrubs), mud flats, flood-plains, bogs (rain-fed, peat-rich areas), wet meadows, and the wet arctic tundra in summer. Some wetlands are huge, others are small.