Tag: marshes

    The end of the Garden of Eden? Iraq’s UNESCO marshes are threatened by raw sewage and pollution

    More than 70%of Iraq’s industrial waste is dumped directly into rivers or the sea, AFP reports. UN classifies Iraq ‘as the fifth most vulnerable country in the world’ to climate change. A sewage pipe crosses Iraqi marshland in the southern district of Chibayish. In a country where the state cannot guarantee basic services, 70% of […]