New research questions the rate of climate change November 8, Climate change may be occurring even faster than first thought. Very few women today go out to gather reeds or care for buffalo. In Iraq, war and ongoing political instability have magnified the problems besieging marshes worldwide, particularly in arid landscapes: Read more Click here to reset your password. Although the Tigris and Euphrates rivers flow across the length Iraq, the water comes from outside its borders.
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We are not teaching our daughters, older women told the researchers, because the water is gone, the ground is dry and there are no reeds to gather. With the exception of women living on the edge of the Mesopotamia Marshland National Park, created inwhere restoration efforts have seen some success, Marsh Arab women reported that their daily lives had narrowed to domestic tasks in the home.
Women cared for water buffalo and gathered reeds to weave into mats, baskets, pigeon cages and other tools. In Mesopotamia Marshlands National Park, Iraq's first national park, restoration practices are emerging that appear to successfully restore social and ecological systems, and could be used as templates for restoration in other areas of the Mesopotamian Marshes.
The study is the first effort to specifically document Marsh Arab women's cultural relationship to marsh ecological services. New research questions the rate of climate change November 8, Climate change may be occurring even faster than first thought.
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I wish I could tell them that they are not forgotten. For salt marshes, hurricanes are just another day at the beach. Rising temperatures, falling water volume in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, and groundwater pumping is causing the salt water in the Gulf to extend up the Shatt al-Arab, which is formed by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates.
In the s, former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein deliberately drained the marshes to facilitate oil discovery and to retaliate against tribes that participated in uprisings against his government. Climate change is impacting the Caribbean, with millions facing increasing food insecurity and decreasing freshwater availability as droughts become more likely across the region, according to new Cornell University research