Archive for category: ENVIRONMENT

  • Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    ENVIRONMENT, WOMEN 8 July 2016 09:11:06 no comments

    JINHA, MÊRDÎN – Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming, they sell the products by taking them to market dominated by men with purple handcarts as second step. Nuda Women’s Center members, who carry out their works within Qoser Municipality, harvested the first products of natural farming […]

     
  • Ecology Movement calls for an international delegation on forest fires

    Ecology Movement calls for an international delegation on forest fires

    ENVIRONMENT 7 July 2016 23:09:07 no comments

    The statement recalled that forests are burning again in several provinces of Bakur (North Kurdistan) since June 2016, noting that these forest fires are occurring in areas where governors have declared no-go zones for the population and military operations are conducted. The Ecology Movement called on all activists and organizations […]

     
  • Hunger strike has begun to stop Daryan Dam project and save the Bil Spring in Hewraman

    Hunger strike has begun to stop Daryan Dam project and save the Bil Spring in Hewraman

    ENVIRONMENT 8 December 2015 13:46:01 no comments

    A number of Kurdish civil and environmental activists in Hewraman of Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) went on hunger strike to stop the Daryan Dam environmental crisis and preserve the Bil Spring (in  Kurdish Kanî Bil‎). According to local sources, after several years of efforts by the group, individuals and different civil and […]

     
  • Critical condition of two lakes in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan)

    Critical condition of two lakes in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan)

    ENVIRONMENT 27 February 2014 09:20:19 no comments

    Zrêbar Lake of Meriwan as greatest sweet water lake of the world has improper situation and needs serious attentions but the relevant agencies of Iranian regime do not pay attention to this ecological matter. Urmiye Lake’s condition also became critical and despite of regime claims for its revival, until now […]

     
  • Disappearance of a Chiya the Green Organization’s member for 6 days by the Iranian forces

    Disappearance of a Chiya the Green Organization’s member for 6 days by the Iranian forces

    ENVIRONMENT 29 January 2014 20:26:55 no comments

    Dana Lencawayi, 6 days after his arrest is not allow to have a visit with his family and his destiny is not clear until now, even it is not clear that they kept him in Meriwan or sent him to the Sine (Sanandaj) Intelligence Agency. According to Firat News Agency […]

     
  • Sign a petition in support of Zagros Mountains by the Kurdish citizens

    Sign a petition in support of Zagros Mountains by the Kurdish citizens

    ENVIRONMENT 16 January 2014 13:49:55 no comments

    According to the Project Manager of Zagros Forests Protection, has been destroyed 1,132,000 hectares of six million hectares from Zagros forest area over the past three years. Meanwhile, on Monday 13.01.2014 the Kurdistan supporters of environment signed a petition in Ilam (Rojhelat city) on protection of Zagros forests. According to […]

     
  • Deliberate hunting of birds and animals in Meriwan mountain’s areas

    Deliberate hunting of birds and animals in Meriwan mountain’s areas

    ENVIRONMENT 23 December 2013 21:42:50 no comments

    ANF, MERIWAN – During the last years, forests and meadows in the mountain areas of Meriwan, Serwabad and hewramanat were burned deliberate and systematic by people affiliated with the Iranian regime. With the coming of winter in East of Kurdistan (Rojhelat), these armed local mercenaries have attempted to extensive hunting of […]

     
  • Environmental tragedy for the world’s largest salt lake Urmiye

    Environmental tragedy for the world’s largest salt lake Urmiye

    ENVIRONMENT 23 November 2013 16:45:46 no comments

    Lake Urmia in the north-western corner of Iran is one of the largest permanent hyper saline lakes in the world and the largest lake in the Middle East. It extends as much as 140 km from north to south and is as wide as 85 km east to west during […]

     
  • Ahmadinejad’s journey to Sine; the policy of constructing 11 dams

    Ahmadinejad’s journey to Sine; the policy of constructing 11 dams

    ENVIRONMENT, KURDISTAN, NEWS 14 April 2013 14:20:41 no comments

    Ramtin Seba, Sne — In eastern Kurdistan provinces, just like Turkey, Iranian regime started the policy of excessive and irregular dam constructing. While these government performances do not have any economical reason, rather they are only for social pressure on people and against the ecology of Kurdish regions. Why should only […]

     
  • Iran intelligence agency in Meriwan rejected The Green Community of Chiyay Meriwan’s request for plant sapling

    Iran intelligence agency in Meriwan rejected The Green Community of Chiyay Meriwan’s request for plant sapling

    ENVIRONMENT, KURDISTAN, NEWS 10 March 2013 01:25:28 no comments

    ANF, Meriwan — A few days ago, with spring approaching, ‘The Green Community of Chiyay Meriwan’ officially requested authorities in Meriwan, city in eastern Kurdistan, to issuing permit for plant sapling , but Iranian intelligence agency was rejected their request. According to a local source told Firat Agency, a few […]

     
  • Plans to block borders of Eastern Kurdistan

    Plans to block borders of Eastern Kurdistan

    ENVIRONMENT 2 December 2012 18:39:10 no comments

    NEWSDESK, — In a visit to Kurdistan the assistant coordinator of Iranian Border Guard announced a plan to block the borders. While Kurdish civilians are daily killed by the Iranian armed forces, he claimed that the local people have had constructive cooperation with the border guards. By denying the systematic […]

     
  • Salt Tsunami and its effect in Selmas

    Salt Tsunami and its effect in Selmas

    ENVIRONMENT 26 October 2012 15:22:31 no comments

    URMIYE, East Kurdistan, — Salt Tsunami caused by the evaporation of Urmiye Lack has jeopardised the lives of many people and no government plan is announced to remedy it. The negative side of Salt Tsunami is making its appearances in Selmas city now. The residents of Selmas are reported to […]

     
  • Several occasions of forest fires just in a week

    Several occasions of forest fires just in a week

    ENVIRONMENT, NEWS 17 October 2012 14:17:52 no comments

    MERIWAN, — Deliberate ignition of Kurdistan’s forests by the Iranian Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) continues relentlessly, local sources report, to deprive ostensibly the Kurdish guerrillas of the natural shelters. During the last summer more than 170 instances of fires only in Meriwan and Sewlawa forests have been reported this year. […]

     
  • Deriyan Dam project destroys Kurdish historical sites

    Deriyan Dam project destroys Kurdish historical sites

    ENVIRONMENT 13 October 2012 19:12:43 no comments

    HEWRAMAN, East Kurdistan, — The occupying powers of Kurdistan not have only deprived the Kurds of their very basic rights; but have also proved ruthless in dealing with the natural life and environments of Kurdistan. Iranian authorities have initiated Deriyan Dam Project in Hewraman in East Kurdistan. If this project […]

     
  • Kurdistan’s forests blazing in inferno

    Kurdistan’s forests blazing in inferno

    ENVIRONMENT 1 October 2012 13:36:54 no comments

    NEWSDESK, — Kurdistan forests are set on fires deliberately by the Iranian state agents to strip the Kurdish guerrillas of the natural shelters. Hundreds of acres of South and East Kurdistan forests have been destroyed by fires that according to eyes witnesses have been deliberately set on the forests by […]

     
  • 570 instances of forest conflagration

    570 instances of forest conflagration

    ENVIRONMENT 23 August 2012 12:19:52 no comments

    SINE, — The forests of Kurdistan have been exposed to dangerous side of the colonialist rule. More than 500 instances of fire conflagration have been recorded this year. Eyes witnesses have reported that the Iranian Revolution Guards Corps deliberately set fires on the forests of Kurdistan ostensibly to deprive the […]