Tag: Pollution

1Sep
Save Iraqi Kurdistan’s rivers from deprivation

By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris Campaign There is no question about the commodification of natural resources and the damage inflicted upon the environment in Iraqi Kurdistan. The…

15Jul
Mega water projects and the environmental crisis in the Iraqi Marshes: a publication by A Sud

Beyond the rhetoric of “waves” as used by the media in their narrative of migration flows to Europe lies a different and more complex reality, a reality beyond…

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…

8Dec
Draught, and misuse threaten the natural and cultural heritage, and the right of access to water for the inhabitants of Mesopotamia

By Nadia Al Baghdadi A paper prepared for the ICSSI conference “”promoting dialogue and reconciliation, working for peaceful coexistence, and opportunities for international solidarity with Iraqi civil society”…

8Nov
Amid Terror Attacks, Iraq Faces Water Crisis

National Geographic – USA Islamic State’s assault on dams and water systems threatens Iraq’s supply, which was already squeezed by dams in Turkey and Iran. TELSKUF, Iraq—Viewed from…

27Aug
Water Scarcity in Iraq: “Our river is becoming a swamp of algae and waste”

Al-Madaa Press / Maysan Translated by ICSSI ِAugust  27 , 2014 Residents of the Al-Majar Al-Kabeer district in the southern province of Maysan, complained on Thursday about water…