Tag: Hawizeh Marsh

Environmental Activists of Hawizeh Marshes Decry Poor Management of Iraq’s Wetlands

Straddling the Iran-Iraq border lie the Hawizeh Marshes, a complex of wetlands in Iraq’s Maysan Governorate, fed by the Tigris River in Iraq and the Karkeh River in…

The border wetlands of Iran-Iraq: an environmental crisis with regional consequences

By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris For years experts have warned of the destructive impact of Iran’s policies of river flow alterations on the southeastern provinces of Iraq.…