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Nature Iraq's Festival in the Marshes

Mon, 03/06/2013 - 10:49

These world famous wetlands, the Mesopotamian Marshes, need little introduction. Drained during the regime of Saddam Hussein, they are now being restored to their former glory and to celebrate, Nature Iraq (Bir...

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Nature Iraq's work highlighted in TED Worldwide Talent Search

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 13:45

Azzam Alwash, Founder and President of Nature Iraq, BirdLife in Iraq gave a presentation at the recent TED Worldwide Talent Search on protecti...

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First international gathering of Middle East NGOs marks a new era for nature conservation in Iraq.

Mon, 21/05/2012 - 12:06

The first ever gathering of international civil society organisations for nature in post-Saddam Ir...

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Miracle in the marshes of Iraq

Mon, 17/01/2011 - 09:23

A film documentary on the regeneration of Iraq’s Mesopotamian Marshes, a project led by Azzad Alwash, the CEO of BirdLife Affiliate Nature Iraq, will get its first public screening tomorrow on the UK's BBC TV Channel. The do...

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