Iraq's Garden of Eden now 'like a desert'

Credit: Terra Daily- Published on August 17, 2022
Huwaizah Marshes, Iraq (AFP) Aug 17, 2022

To feed and cool his buffaloes, Hashem Gassed must cross 10 kilometres (six miles) of sunburnt land in southern Iraq, where drought is devastating swathes of the mythical Mesopotamian Marshes. The reputed home of the biblical Garden of Eden, Iraq's swamplands have been battered by...

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