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All Posts Tagged With: "Iraq"

Braving Iraq: Full Episode

In the 1990s, the Mesopotamian Marshes were virtually destroyed by Saddam Hussein, but Azzam Alwash is making an extraordinary effort to return life to the green paradise he remembers.

Mar 7th, 2013 | Comments

Braving Iraq: Video: Remembering the Marshes

Engineer Azzam Alwash recalls his childhood memories of the Mesopotamian marshes, and his feelings upon his return to Iraq when the area had been reduced to an empty desert.

Mar 6th, 2013 | Comments

Braving Iraq: Animal Guide: Basra Reed Warbler

Learn about this threatened bird, endemic to southern Iraq's marshlands.

Nov 5th, 2010 | Comments

Braving Iraq: Image Gallery

As Iraq's destroyed marshland returns, so do the people and wildlife who have inhabited it for generations.

Nov 2nd, 2010 | Comments

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