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A two-day workshop was held on Urmia Lake at Tufts University in collaboration with MIT on July, 2-3, 2015.

Iran releases dam water to rescue Urmia lake

Iran has released some 40 million cubic meters of water from the Mahabad Dam to rescue the Urmia lake, which is under threat of drying out completely.

The International Muslims Water Scientist Meeting

The International Muslims Water Scientist Meeting will be held in Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran.

Reviving Lake Urmia not easy but doable: advisor to environment chief

Not even a day shall pass for those who are concerned with the environment without hearing a bad news about how the earth is moving towards gradual but imminent environmental degradation.

Earth's Lakes Are Warming Faster Than The Oceans And Atmosphere

The rising lake temperatures may worsen algae blooms, scientists say.

New plan to save Urmia Lake unveiled

Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy Alireza Daemi announced cessation of construction of four large dams in Urmia Lake basin, the largest lake in the Middle East and one of the unique ecosystems of the world.

Artemia, Urmia lake, Iran

The characteristic species of Lake Urmia, Artemia urmiana (brine shrimps) are not in danger, Iranian Environment Protection Organization's head of Eastern Azerbaijan Environmental Protection department, Hamid Qasemi said, Iran's Fars news agency reported on Feb. 7.

Bolivia's second-largest lake dries up and may be gone forever, lost to climate change

As Andean glaciers disappear, so do the sources of Lake Poopó’s water, say scientists who blame a warming environment, El Niño and mining.

2nd International Geosciences Congress, Tehran,Iran.

The technical session of the 34th National and the 2nd International Geosciences Congress" is going to be held in Tehran, Iran 22 to 24 February, 2016.

The 2016 Annual Meeting titled “Global Science Engagement” will be held by AAAS in Washington, DC.

The 2016 Annual Meeting titled “Global Science Engagement” will be held by AAAS on February 11-15, 2016, in Washington, DC.

In thirsty Iran, a hunt for solutions to a shrinking salt lake

Iran's largest salt lake has shrunk by 90 percent over the last decade, one of many endangered water resources. Iran is belatedly adopting modern drip irrigation.

Conservation of Iranian Wetland Project

In 2014, based on mutual high-level arrangements between governments of Iran and Japan to cooperate in the field of environment and due to the critical situation of Lake Urmia, the Japanese government generously earmarked 1 million $ to address the issues of this lake. Given the successful implementation of Sustainable Agriculture in the pilot projects, this grant was earmarked through UNDP Iran to be implemented as a new component under CIWP and with the aims to achieve three main objectives as follow: • To introduce sustainable agriculture practices to 40 villages in Lake Urmia’s basin which this will result in a water-saving of at least 35%.

Waterless jobs to facilitate Lake Urmia restoration program

TEHRAN — Iran has provided some alternative jobs which rely less on water resources for the Lake Urmia catchment area dwellers, aiming to facilitate the dying lake’s restoration program.