Iraqi Marshlands Update

Drinking Water is at a Premium for Marsh Arabs (UNEP)

Drinking Water is at a Premium for Marsh Arabs (UNEP)

In our Earth day focus earlier this year, we looked at the effort to revivify the desiccated Iraqi marshlands where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers flow into the Persian Gulf.

Today, New Scientist offers an appraisal which declares the marshlands doomed, reporting that the Fertile Crescent ‘Will Disappear This Century’.

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Published in: on July 28, 2009 at 2:58 pm  Leave a Comment  

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