Iraq's wetland paradise under threat

Climate change, dams and poor water policy could finish off the Mesopotamian Marshes Saddam Hussein once sought to destroy. With them, rich ecosystems and the unique Marsh Arab culture would be lost.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 02 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
South-West Asia
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Changes in precipitation