The revival of a historic journey across Spain | BBC Future Planet

A resurgence in pastoralism, one of the world’s more sustainable food systems, could help Spain adapt to climate change and

Southern Spain’s ancient water network sustains life but faces an uncertain future | Atlas Obscura

“Sowing water” in this mountainous region has been crucial for people, crops, and biodiversity for more than a millennium. HIGH

The Moorish invention that tamed Spain’s mountains | BBC Future Planet

An ancient Moorish invention has been providing water to the Sierra Nevada mountains for more than 1,000 years, making life

Water Wars | Weapons of Reason

The overly simplistic water war narrative overlooks the inherently cooperative nature of humanity In the future, water may become an

Ancient systems keep water flowing | Nature Middle East

Traditional water harvesting systems can help communities in the Middle East and North Africa cope with worsening water scarcity and

In Iraq’s marshlands, researchers are racing to document a disappearing dialect | Equal Times

UNESCO estimates that half of all languages spoken today will disappear by the end of this century if nothing is

Iraq’s maritime heritage finds a haven in the classroom | Al-Fanar Media

With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new

When planting trees does more harm than good | DW

Creating new forests has been heralded as an effective way of tackling the climate crisis. Yet when it comes to

Sowing a secure future beyond seed banks | Nature Middle East

Gene banks play a vital role in safeguarding critical plant biodiversity, but boosting regional food security ultimately requires improving farmers’