Category: environment

Immobility: The neglected flipside of the climate displacement crisis | The New Humanitarian

‘Climate mobility and immobility are not separate things; they are two sides of the same coin.’ FERREIROLA, Spain As climate

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

A Syrian shepherd with animals grazing in pasture in springtime in Syria

Environmental Ruin Could Make Postwar Syria Unlivable | World Politics Review

An overlooked casualty of the Syrian civil war: Its environment After nearly a decade of conflict, the extensive damage inflicted

As climate displacement increases, migration myths fuel fears | Equal Times

As climate-induced displacement and migration increases, so too is anxiety and misinformation about it Wave by wave, Saint-Louis is slowly but

Water Wars | Weapons of Reason

In the future, water may become an increasingly scarce resource and a source of violent conflict. But history teaches us

Safaa Kumari: Nurturing seeds of hope | Nature Middle East

The BBC has recognized the work of a Syrian plant virologist, whose research is saving the fava bean from a

Kurdistan Rawanduz River Kira Walker

Dam building projects could fuel water stress in Middle East | DW

While scientists warn of their negative impact on biodiversity, the autonomous Kurdistan Region is building multiple dams to respond to

A worsening water crisis is threatening Iraq’s future | World Politics Review

Instability will continue in Iraq so long as its long-neglected water crisis is not addressed The many ongoing challenges in