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IRAQ - Lose of Biblical Paradise

IRAQ - Lose Of Biblical Paradise

"Why Iraq’s Biblical Paradise is becoming a salty wasteland" PBS NewsHour 12/20/2018


SUMMARY:  In addition to recovering and rebuilding after a brutal war with ISIS, Iraq is facing a dire water shortage.  Levels in the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers have plummeted, in part because neighboring Turkey built a dam upstream that restricts the flow into Iraq.  The remaining water is too salty to sustain life.  Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports on the crisis and its agricultural impact.

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IRAQ - Lose of Biblical Paradise


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