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Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

- 1236 days ago -
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
One More Reason to Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline: Questions About State Department Handling of Review
Environment  (tags: canada, dirty fuels, iraq, keystone, keystonexl, national security, november 6, oil addiction, state department, tar sands, transcanada )

- 2268 days ago -
The Keystone XL pipeline is a massive, destructive proposal and the more we learn about it, the more objections we have. Now those concerned about integrity in government are joining the many other Americans opposed to this dangerous project.
"The Garden of Eden Had Been Turned Into The Ashes of Hell"- Azzam Alwash On The Destruction Of The Marshlands of Iraq
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, world, Iraq, ecosystem restoration, Iraq, Arab marshes, marsh systems, humans, protection, nature, GoodNews, destruction, conservation, wildlife, trees, habitat, green )

- 2419 days ago -
Azzam Alwash tells us how he achieved the impossible and helped restore the Marshlands of south Iraq after its destruction under the Saddam regime
IRAQ: Cooperation Strategic To Protect Tigris and Euphrates
Environment  (tags: world, IRAQ, water, irrigation, agriculture, environment, conservation, habitat, humans, nature, protection, ecosystems )

- 2497 days ago -
Although the brief wet season is just beginning, much of northern Iraq has endured several years of drought, compounding water problems that stem from climate change, migration, a growing population and declining water flows in the country's most importan
Iraq's Marshes Recovering, But Now Under Threat Again
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, marshes, Iraq, wildlife )

- 2555 days ago -
The Mesopotamian marshlands are one of the most extensive wetland ecosystems in western Eurasia, and are home to a rich diversity of life, including a number of endemic and threatened bird species.
As Iraq Runs Dry, a Plague of Snakes Is Unleashed
Environment  (tags: death, water, rivers, snakes, vipers, Iraq, farmers )

- 3127 days ago -
An unprecedented fall in the water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers has left the rural population at the mercy of heat, drought - and displaced wildlife. As Iraq runs dry, a plague of snakes is unleashed An unprecedented fall in the water
As Iraq Runs Dry, a Plague of Snakes Is Unleashed
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, iraq, asia, climatechange, animals )

- 3135 days ago -
An unprecedented fall in the water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers has left the rural population at the mercy of heat, drought - and displaced wildlife. Patrick Cockburn reports
Questioning the Economics of Logging Our Largest National Forest
Environment  (tags: bush, cheney, iraq, war, veterans, protest, military, IMPEACH, government, NATIONAL FORESTS )

- 3940 days ago -
Conservationists say the future the country's largest national forest could be undercut by flawed assumptions about the economics of turning trees into logwood.

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