The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
(CAIS) -- Scientific researches carried out by geologists from the
University of Shiraz on the negative outcomes of setting fire to wastages in
agricultural lands in vicinity of Persepolis in Iranian Fars province shows that
the poisonous smokes produced by this action will change into carbonic acid
during night time which will cause real damages to the stones of this world
this news, Maziar Kazemi, interior manager of Persepolis World Heritage Site
told Persian service of CHN that geologists of University of Shiraz have
explained in detail that the heavy smoke which is created by incorrect
agricultural methods which are practiced by farmers in vicinity of Persepolis
has put the safety of this world heritage site in danger.
recent years setting fire to the remnants of last year’s agricultural products
instead of ploughing them during the months of May and June in district of
Persepolis has become a matter of controversy which not only poses a real threat
to the stones of this world heritage site but also disturb visitors to
all promises have been made so far by authorities of Islamic Republic’s
governor office of Fars province as well as governorship of Marvdasht region for
stopping this harmful measure, unfortunately once again this year we are
witnessing the repetition of such a wrong activity in the area.
According to Cultural Heritage Enthusiasts Association of Fars province, continuation of this event will not only pose a real harm to Persepolis and blemish its beauty but would also deal a blow to the tourism industry of this world heritage site due to the inconvenience it causes for visitors.
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