Category: research

Gender studies center in Iraqi Kurdistan challenges traditional ideas | Al-Fanar Media

In a region where gender studies programs are rare, a new center at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, is

Wildlife declines in conflict hotspots | Nature Middle East

The escalation of armed conflicts has caused dramatic population declines of endangered local species, ultimately putting humans at risk. The

Iraqi Kurdistan’s archaeological hotspots revived, but vulnerable | Nature Middle East

Political uncertainty, a protracted economic crisis and rapid development pose challenges to heritage conservation in the archaeologically rich Kurdistan Region

Islamic State plunges research in Iraq into darkness | Nature Middle East

As the Islamic State takes over large areas of northern Iraq, science research and education grinds to a near halt.

Living coral reef found in Gulf for first time | Rudaw

Coral reef found off the coast of Iraq, despite sediment, pollution and high sea temperatures, widens scope of country’s biodiversity.