Marine litter is getting a lot of attention globally these days, and this increased focus on the subject is spreading to the Caspian Sea region. According to UN Environment, marine litter is "... is any persistent, manufactured or processed solid material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in the marine and coastal environment".
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Caspian Sea level to rise in the next 10 years / Caspian Sea drying and death does not have a scientific basis
Recently, Masoud Shafiei, the director of the organization of mapping of the country at its first news conference, reported a decrease of four centimeters of the Caspian Sea in the last two years and a one-meter decline in the last 10 years, saying: "Over the past decade, as much as 380 square kilometers, Lake Urmia has been cut off from the waters of the Caspian Sea during its rainy days, and it seems that its decreasing trend will continue with regard to the data we receive monthly from this area.
There is not enough equipment to investigate the waters of Iran / Radioactivity in Caspian water is not confirmed / Caspian pollution will improve over the next 4 months
At the same time, with the entry into force of the Tehran Convention on August 21, 2006, this day was called the "Caspian Sea Day", and this year's anniversary celebrations will be held in the countries party to this convention. These programs are generally organized by indigenous peoples' organizations and by holding festivals aimed at bringing public opinion and familiarizing local communities to the boundaries of the sea with the objectives of the Tehran Convention, in which the general public views the status of the Caspian Sea and the need to preserve the environment.
The migration of overwinter birds to the lagoon and ponds of Mazandaran province began in the last few days with the arrival of the Khatka bird as the forerunners of the winter guests.
On the occasion of the Day of the Caspian Sea to learn about the environment and the Caspian Sea, in collaboration with Farzanegan girls' school, the experts of the Environmental Protection Agency of Langroud were held.
Caspian carcasses of Caspian Jawbars The only mammal inhabited by the Caspian Sea that was wiped out due to an unknown cause was taken out of the water on the coast of Mazandaran.
The Caspian Sea, if taken in a fishing line, can survive for about 20 minutes, and most of the tours will be released by fishermen for a long time, and this animal will not be in a chance to live.
In the communique of Isa Kalantari, Vice President and Head of the Environmental Protection Agency, all executive agencies are subject to Article 5 of the Law on the Management of National Services, Military, Police, Security, Real and Legal Persons: According to Note 5, Article 5 of the Protection Law From the seas and rivers navigable against oil pollution, the standard for the quality of the waters of the Caspian Sea was announced.
Last night, parts of Miankaleh protected area were burned in Golestan province. Fortunately, with the cooperation of the Environment and the Ministry of Natural Resources of Mazandaran and Golestan provinces, this fire was halt this morning.