Category: biocultural diversity

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

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 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

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

Tall vines in Georgia | Newsfixed

From family tradition to export industry: Georgian wine hits the tables of Europe TBILISI — “Everyone in Georgia makes wine. It’s our