A brief overview on current environmental issues in Iran

Document Type : Mini-Review


1 Department of Agriculture, Jouybar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Jouybar, Iran

2 Department of Fishery, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran

3 Department of Architecture, Payame Noor University, Mazandaran (PNU), Sari, Iran

4 Department of Law, Jouybar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Jouybar, Iran


The environment of Iran is constantly changing in recent years and this issue cannot be ignored. Of the critical environmental crisis should refer to global warming, overcrowding, decreasing natural resources, garbage disposal, ozon layer destruction, deforestation, rainfalls, water pollution, public health issues, and genetic engineering. Men around the Iran are experiencing new and challenging environmental problems daily. Some of these problems are likely to affect the health of the ecosystem, but somehow they change the recent landscapes. The planet is on the verge of a massive environmental crisis. Environmental problems in Iran also make human beings vulnerable to natural disasters occurs currently and in the future, as well. So due to the growing problems of the environment in Iran, this is an emergency situation. Therefore, the current environmental situation greatly needs urgent consideations and many factors to be addressed. By increasing community awareness and concern about issues, it can help to create a more friendly environment conscious for survival.

Graphical Abstract

A brief overview on current environmental issues in Iran


  • Environmental problems make human beings vulnerable to natural disasters.
  • The current global and Iranian environmental situation greatly need urgent considerations.
  • Community awareness can help to create a more friendly environment for survival.


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