Tag: West Asia

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.

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.