Wednesday, October 15, 2003


Water of life returns to the wetlands (The Age)
A dozen years after Saddam Hussein ordered the marshes of south-eastern Iraq drained, changing idyllic wetlands into a moonscape to eliminate a hiding place for Shiite Muslim political opponents, Iraqi engineers have turned on the tap again.

The "Eden Again" Project: Restoration Of The Mesopotamian Marshlands

photos of the marshlands

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