Tag: marshes

25Apr
Iraq’s Water Resources are Not for Sale

By Ismaeel Dawood, Save the Tigris Recently a post was published on Facebook by Dr. Hasan-Al-Janaby, an Iraqi academic and expert on water issues, in which he expresses…

18Apr
“Protectors of the Tigris River” celebrate the International Day of Action for Rivers in Baghdad

By ICSSI Baghdad, April 2016. “We depend on our water and our land. Our land is useless without water. Our environment thrives thanks to water. However, because of…

27Mar
Ecological Collapse Circumscribes Traditional Women’s Work in Iraq’s Mesopotamian Marshes

Eurekalert “As the land at the heart of the cradle of civilization dries out, an ancient culture is being lost with the unique ecosystem that sustains it.” For…

2Dec
Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign Youth Camp in the Marshes of Al-Chibayish

Baghdad, 2 December 2015 For three days, Iraqi youth activists of the Save the Tigris River and the Iraqi Marshes Campaign camped in the marshes of Al-Chibayish in Al-Nasiriyah province,…

23Nov
UN Delegation Visits Dhi Qar Province to Assess A Possible Inclusion of the Marshes’ in the World Heritage List

Shafaq News The administration of Dhi Qar province said on Thursday that a delegation from the United Nations experts visited the province in order to assess a possible…

22Nov
Environmental and Governmental Organizations Demanding the Revitalization of the Marshlands

 Al-Mada Press, Dhi Qar Environmental and governmental organizations warned on Thursday of the deteriorating environmental situation in the Iraqi Marshes, as a result of the lack of water…

29Oct
Results of the review session of Iraq on the Covenant on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights

The Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign presented a shadow report covering the water situation in Iraq as part of the reviewing process of Iraq’s compliance with…

22Sep
Save Hasankeyf, Save the Iraqi Marshes, Stop Ilisu Dam: Demonstration at the UK Commission for UNESCO

21 September 2015, KURDISHSOLIDARITYNET Today (Monday) we gathered in London to demonstrate at the UK Commission for UNESCO’s office. We demonstrated in solidarity with our Kurdish friends as…

8Jul
Amount of water in the Central Marshes and Al-Hammar Marshes declines to less than 25%

Al-Mada Press / Dhi Qar The Center for the Restoration of Iraqi Marshes in Dhi Qar province disclosed on Saturday the rate of decline of the water in…

5Jul
Ministerial crisis cell will arive in the Marshes in Dhi Qar next week

Iraqi Media Network News Center (IMN), Baghdad A ministerial crisis cell occupied with the issue of pollution in the Marshes of Southern Iraq announced that it would conduct…

2Jul
Action at UNESCO World Heritage Committee for Hasankeyf and Iraqi Marshes

Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive Press Release, 28 June 2015 Today an action has been done in front of the annual conference opening of the World Heritage Committee…

23Jun
List Hasankeyf and The Iraqi Marshes Now! Stop Ilisu Dam from Destroying World Heritage

Statement by Save the Tigris River Campaign, on the occasion of the thirty-ninth session of the World Heritage Committee, in the city of Bonn – Germany (June 28…