Tag: Research

5Jul
New Report by Save the Tigris Reviews the Dam Construction Policies of the Kurdistan Region

According to the UNDP, the water discharge of the Tigris-Euphrates Rivers is set to decrease by 50% between 2009 and 2025. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) which governs…

24Jun
New Report to the World Heritage Committee: International Action Needed to Halt Dams and Save Marshes

A new report compiled by Save the Tigris member Rivers without Boundaries and World Heritage Watch, a draft of which was presented by civil society during the World…

5Apr
New Report addresses pollution of the Tigris River in Baghdad

A new report has been published by Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign on the impact of Tigris River pollution in Baghdad, which is reaching a peak…

28Oct
New Report Highlights the Disastrous Impact of Daryan Dam on Iraq

Statement by the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign 28 October 2016 The Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign have released a report on the impact…

16Jul
London hosts academic conference on Iraq’s water resources

Concern mounts about the future of Iraq’s water resources, and in an important development Iraqi President Fouad Masoum warned about the deteriorating situation. It is important for Iraq…

15Jun
The negative impact of large dams: a seminar in Erbil

Seminar at the University of Salah Aldin – Erbil Al-Messala Organization, Erbil – June 2016 In cooperation with the University of Salah Aldin and the Save the Tigris…

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…

22Mar
How much longer can the water crisis be neglected?

Updates on the Save Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign, March 2015 The water crisis in the Middle East region is aggravating, turning from a shortage of water resources…