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PHOTOS: TOP 20 NEW SPECIES OF 2016

Discovering a new species is always exciting — it shows that much of our world remains to be explored and described. This year, too, scientists discovered and described several thousand new species of animals and plants, including 13 new dancing peacock spiders, a new crab that was found in a pet market, a new species of whale, a tarantula that shoots balls of barbed hair at enemies, and one bird that is now 13 distinct species.

RPC 27TH in Photos

A photo report of the 27th Meeting of the Regional Planning Council which was held from 5 to 8 December 2016 in Tehran.

Iran – The Land With Historical Architecture and Astonishing Nature

Here are some awesome photos from Iran Nature, beauty and historical places.

Top Ten Beautiful Waterfalls of the World

Waterfalls are beautiful, enchanting creation of nature that has always inspired travelers. There are tales and poetic verses describing their beauty. Here is a list of spectacular top ten waterfalls of the world that are real yet majestic as in a fairy-tale.
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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister for Regional Affairs Omid Yalcin reviewed...
Founded in 1928, ICOLD is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to sharing of professional information and knowledge of the design,...
Negotiations, related to the creation of a new route of transporting the goods from southern China to Europe through Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan...
The Caspian Sea Day will be celebrated in Avaza national tourist zone on the Turkmenistan coast of the Caspian Sea on August 12.
Tehran welcomes promoting cooperation with Kabul, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday 5 August 2017.
President Rouhani made the remarks on Saturday 5 August 2017, in a meeting with Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Kairat Abdrakhmanov.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a three-day (July 25-27) workshop on biosphere reserves around the...
“It is high time regional countries focused on things that unite us rather than divide us,” the Turkish ambassador in Iran said.
Businessmen from Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan plan to discuss the development of cooperation during a forum to be held in Ashgabat until late 2017.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held phone talks with his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan, the presidential press-services...
ECO-IEST President had a visit to the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability of United Nations University (UNU-IAS) at Tokyo.
DEIK (Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board) held a high-level event to discuss Turkish–Azerbaijani bilateral business and economic developments,...
An IPBES regional dialogue with National Focal Points from Asia and the Pacific held on 20-21 July 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.
Ankara’s ambassador to Tehran said that water should be a matter of cooperation not discrepancy between Turkey and Iran provided that it is not addressed...
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Nurettin Canikli said; Azerbaijan and Turkey intend to bring the mutual trade volume up to $15 billion by 2023.
Head of Iran Central Chamber of Cooperative (ICC) has proposed creation of a joint economic working group with Turkey on Monday 17 July 2017.
Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon and Deputy Chairman of Turkmenistan Cabinet of Ministers - Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov discussed cooperation...
The second round of negotiations between Iran and Pakistan on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) held on 11-12 July 2017 in Pakistan.
The Project Development Consultation Workshop "Combating desertification with a special emphasis on dust haze and sand storm in the ECO region" opened...
Representatives from thirty countries will convene this week in Tehran to look collectively into dust and sand storms, what Iran’s environment chief...
Presidents of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Nursultan Nazarbayev have in a phone conversation mulled the prospects of bilateral...
Iran is organizing a three-day international conference on combating sand and dust storms in July, with participation of representatives from over 30 countries...
The Green Pakistan Program, officially launched in February of this year, received a much needed impetus when the World Bank declared it is open to committing...
The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), meeting this week in Paris, added 23 new sites to the UNESCO World...
On Saturday 17 June 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the country and the United Nations for the third phase of the international...
On Saturday 17 June 2017 the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Foreign Ministry, Department of Environment and Forest Range and Watershed Management...
The government of Azerbaijan is now looking to implement a policy that will bring about the country’s transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient...
The mutual cooperation between Uzbekistan and Pakistan is increasing with each passing day.
OSCE regional activity on environmental security is being carried out in accordance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement...
On Wednesday 7 June 2017, in Kabul, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour met the President of Afghanistan Mohammad...