Environmental Research & Studies About Iraq

Dr. Souad N. Al-Azzawi is an Iraqi environmentalist & academic researcher in various engineering disciplines.

Ebook: Impacts of Tigris-Euphrates Headwaters Dams on Land Desertification In Iraq (Arabic)

By Dr. Souad N. Al-Azzawi

The construction and operation of about 100 large dams and reservoirs on the Tigris and Euphrates headwaters in both Turkey and Iran in less than four decades, has drastically impaired the flow of the two rivers and caused severe land and environmental degradation including the desiccation of wetlands in Iraq.

Find out the devastating short-term and long-term impacts on Iraq, its environment, and its people.

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