Women found eco law in Iran. (Positive Notes).Victoria Jamali, director of environmental research at the University of Tehran, and several colleagues, are creating Iran's first environmental law program. Jamali founded the Women's Society Against Environmental Pollution, one of the country's most active non-governmental organizations “NGO” redirects here. For other uses, see NGO (disambiguation).
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b. journal, Cry of the Earth. Jamali is a pioneer of citizen initiatives in a country where women are not generally found in leadership roles. Iranians are becoming increasingly aware of severe water and air pollution, over-fishing in the Caspian sea Caspian Sea (kăs`pēən), Lat. Mare Caspium or Mare Hyrcanium, salt lake, c.144,000 sq mi (373,000 sq km), between Europe and Asia; the largest lake in the world. and the loss of large predators such as the Persian cheetah cheetah (chē`tə), carnivore of the cat family, Acinonyx jubatus, native to Africa S of the Sahara and SW Asia as far east as India. , [To contact Victoria Jamali, write to: Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Tehran, 16 Azar St., Enghelab Ave., Tehran, Iran]