This discharge impacts nearly 10,000 acres of water and tidal marshland
in the Western Bays, from Atlantic Beach to Point Lookout, including Hewlett Harbor and Baldwin Harbor.
However, in recent years the marshlands
have eroded rapidly.
in the south of Iraq are the largest wetland ecosystem in the Middle East, with historical, cultural and socio-economic significance.
Large-format, high-quality color and b&w photos and maps take readers on a journey to the marshlands
between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in 1967, to discover a way of life 5,000 years old, which has now been lost due to environmental destruction.
Zamboanga City - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) allocated some P18 million to the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here for the rehabilitation and reforestation of at least 1,800 hectares of marshlands
at the coastal areas in this city.
Ali al-Lami, that the inclusion of the marshlands
within the World Heritage List is an achievement calculated for Iraq and the region, noting that the province is seriously working to provide all means of support required to complete the approvals of the UNESCO.
The relationship of birds with these lakes is whenever the temperature drops in the cold regions; these birds migrate to marshlands
in India and settle here because they find optimum temperature here.
MISSAN / Aswat al-Iraq: Some 175 out of a total 178 projects to refurbish the marshlands
in Missan have been slowing down during 2010, a local administration official revealed on Friday.