Tag: Iraq

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

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

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

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

Can militant groups be environmentalists? | World Politics Review

The case for engaging with militant groups to protect the environment Competition over scarce natural resources is often a key

Building social cohesion through football in post-ISIS Iraq | Nature Middle East

Promoting contact between members of different groups can build tolerance within an intervention, but building broader social cohesion is more

An environmental movement for times of war, too | Open Canada

While current global action focuses on the impact of humans and industry on the environment during peacetime, what about during

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