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

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

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

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

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

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

Businessman pioneers emu farming in Kurdistan | Rudaw

The tall flightless birds who call the warm, red earth of Australia home were brought here by Hassan Ali Rahman

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.