Lights off !

  Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries/territories participating. [...]

March 22, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Persepolis is under serious danger

Recent rainings in Fars province caused serious threats to Persepolis, a 2500 year old Persian monument which is located near Shiraz. Persepolis is now serounded by a huge amount of rainwater. Ancient inscriptions in the Persepolis are under serious danger.  Continious erosion, growing lichens between stone fractions and gaps are irrecoverable consequences of this event. You can easily [...]

March 21, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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Nowrooz, New Days for Iran

  Less than 2 hours are remained to Iranian’s New year ! It is celebrated by Persian people, including all Iranians and Central Asian people. Many customs related to this 2500 year old tradition are done during the first 13 days of spring. Families gather to gether, usually set meetings several times and finish it by a [...]

March 20, 2011 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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