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Connecting the dots: How industrialisation fuelled climate change

Gulf News 14 Sep 2023
Furthermore, the industrial revolution not only contributed to climate change but also catalyzed global challenges, such as widespread water and air pollution, and the depletion of biodiversity and wildlife habitats ... Urgent calls for climate action Iraq’s water crisis deepens as climate change and geopolitics collide COP28.

Dead Fish Wash Up On Riverbank In Drought-Hit Iraq

MENA FN 05 Jul 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AL MAJAR AL KABIR, Iraq - Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore in southeast Iraq, prompting an official investigation into the wildlife disaster that officials said on ... .

Iraq wildlife disaster as thousands of dead fish wash up in Maysan province

The Arab Weekly 04 Jul 2023
Al-Majar al-Kabir (Iraq). Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore in southeast Iraq, prompting an official investigation into the wildlife disaster that officials said Monday may be linked to drought conditions ... Largely arid Iraq is ranked by the United Nations as one of the world’s five countries most impacted by some effects of climate change.

In a parched land, Iraqi gazelles dying of hunger

Arab News 19 Jun 2022
SAMAWAH, Iraq. Gazelles at an Iraqi wildlife reserve are dropping dead from hunger, making them the latest victims in a country where climate change is compounding hardships after years of war. In little over one month, the slender-horned gazelle population at the Sawa reserve in southern Iraq has plunged from 148 to 87.

KOHLER Generators and RFK Racing Honor Fallen Soldier, SPC Bert E. Hoyer, at Coca-Cola 600 ...

Victoria Advocate 26 May 2022
No ... Hoyer had exchanged letters and e-mails with sixth-grade students in Ellsworth and was a semester away from graduating with a degree in wildlife management and forestry when he left for a tour in Iraq. Hoyer was killed March 10, 2004 at the age of 23 when an explosive hit his convoy in Baqubah, Iraq ... 17), and the season finale in Phoenix (Nov. 6).

SD National Guard promotes Yost to colonel

Black Hills Pioneer 25 May 2022
Yost has also served on multiple deployments and mobilized three times in support of federal contingencies and operations at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Kuwait, and Iraq. Yost holds a bachelor’s degree in wildlife and fisheries from South Dakota State University and served as a ...

The US Military is Driving Environmental Collapse Across the Planet

Scheerpost 24 Apr 2022
“overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Syria have produced 400 million tons of CO2 emissions. Other findings by Costs of War show that the war in Afghanistan resulted in illegal logging which has led to the destruction of wildlife habitats, and the war in Iraq has increased cancer rates and birth defects.

Iraq, a hotbed of wildlife trafficking: Surge in demand sparks fear for endangered species

France24 22 Feb 2022
Our correspondent in Iraq, Lucile Wassermann, went to meet the players in the ...

Mesopotamian Marshes: Cradle of Iraqi ecosystem faces decay

The New Arab 15 Sep 2021
Compared to the same time five years ago, Iraq has achieved a measure of stability ... This period of relative peace offers a chance for Iraq to tackle another challenge ... In addition to the Mesopotamian Marshes’ importance to Iraq’s cultural heritage, the region teems with wildlife and underpins the natural environment in the country.

Cooper: Outcome of District 29 primary election is a foregone conclusion, but voters should go to the polls on Tuesday

Times Free Press 25 Jul 2021
You might not know Vital or Jelks, but you admire Jelks' rise from Atlanta's inner-city streets, you like Vital's devotion to senior citizens in the communities he's built, you appreciate Jelks' military service in Iraq or in the Army Reserve, or you respect Vital's passion for land and wildlife conservation ... Imagine that ... .

Mummified remains of Love Has Won cult leader found in group’s Colorado home

Denver Post 03 May 2021
A follower told deputies the body belonged to Lia Carlson, and a Saguache County sheriff’s corporal wrote in the affidavit that, “Ms ... Related Articles ... Capitol riot is an Army Reserve veteran who served in Iraq Bears attack and kill Colorado woman, wildlife officials confirm human remains found in animals’ stomachs Denver weather ... .

ISIS using illegal ivory trade to fund terrorism in East Africa, former UK ambassador warns

The National 31 Mar 2021
Illegal wildlife trafficking has continued during the pandemic, despite increasing international awareness of the threat posed by zoonotic diseases which may originate in the illicit transfer of animal products,” he said ... Anti-ISIS coalition calls for sustained operations in Iraq and Syria.

They're bearing down on us! Bears are released into the wild... and immediately turn on ...

The Daily Mail 12 Feb 2021
Six Syrian brown bears that were saved from captivity in people's homes were being freed during a wildlife conservation project in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq yesterday ... freed during a wildlife conservation project in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq yesterday.

Paradox lost: wetlands can form in deserts, but we need to find and protect them

The Conversation 02 Feb 2021
They might not sound attractive to some people, but these bogs are among the world’s biggest stores of carbon, they provide abundant freshwater and they harbour a miraculous array of wildlife ... Wetlands are especially important in dry landscapes, as they can be the only supply of freshwater and food for people and wildlife for miles around.

Iran dams threaten Iraqi water supplies

Middle East Monitor 07 Sep 2020
... to migrate to other places, but will have an impact on farmland, wildlife and tourism,” Director of Iraq’s Darbandikhan Dam Rahman Khani told Middle East Eye.

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