Environment

  • The Minister of Culture Stresses the Importance of Sustainability in New Build Tourism Project

    https://youtu.be/XmSMFToALLE Baghdad – (iina) In a conference about the Sustainable Tourism Villages held by the Minister of Culture, Tourism, and Antiquities, Dr. Ahmed Fakak Al-Badrani, topics of climate change crisis and preservation of the environment were discussed. The Minister of Culture is putting a great focus on sustainability, especially, in…

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  • The Green Belt Project: A Step for Sustainability in Iraq

    Karbala – (iina) In the effort to combat desertification and climate change, the South Green Belt Division, a branch of the Holy Abbasid Threshold, has successfully planted over 200,000 palm trees and various trees in the oases of the Green Belt project. This significant increase in greenery within the project’s…

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  • Iraqi Dates: A Historical Treasure of a Nation

    Iraq’s date palms are a symbol of the nation’s agricultural heritage, boasting over 400 varieties, each with its unique flavor, texture, and appearance. Among the most celebrated are the luxurious Medjool and the flavourful Zahidi. These dates have been a staple in Iraqi culture and cuisine, often consumed during religious…

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  • Empowering Iraq: Unite for Water Conservation and Sustainable Future

    Embrace a vital mission that resonates beyond borders with the dedicated efforts of the Communications and Media Commissions (CMC) in Iraq. Amidst the ever-pressing concern of water scarcity, the CMC stands as a beacon of change, tirelessly advocating for responsible water usage that transcends individual actions. In a world where…

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  • Dr. Ali Al-Moayyed Attends Training Session on Climate Change Issues

    The head of the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), Dr. Ali Al-Moayyed, participated in a training dialogue session held by the “Bahr Al-Uloom” Forum and the Al-Alamein Institute, in coordination with the United Nations Development Cooperation Program (UNDP). The session was focused on training journalists on how to effectively report…

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  • Extreme Heatwave Leaving the Population of Iraq Helpless

    Iraq is suffering from a major climate change with extremely high temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius. This heatwave is causing great suffering amongst the population as they are also facing power cuts, making it torturous to do their day-to-day tasks. The only resource left is water as they are unable…

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  • Mahdi Laith: Helping Iraq’s Climate Change and Wildlife

    https://youtu.be/KC39dhqY3TE An Iraqi Environmental Activist is spreading awareness on climate change and wildlife animals in Iraq through speeches and publications. He is hoping for a better environmental future in Iraq with a greater safety for animals. Click HERE to view the photo interview. Published: 6th July, 2023 Date Taken: 21st May, 2023…

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  • Raising Awareness on Climate Change and Wildlife in Iraq

    Climate change has been an ongoing issue in Iraq causing water shortages and weather changes. Mahdi Laith, an Iraqi Environmental Activist, is advocating to raise awareness of climate change and the mistreatment of wildlife animals, especially reptiles. People of Iraq have not received a crucial education on the importance of…

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  • Gherai’at plant nursery

    Plant nurseries in Iraq are increasing in popularity as demand is rising. Many of these plant nurseries, are situated in Gherai’at, located in the governorate of Baghdad. The majority of the population in this area works in the agricultural sector due to the favourable weather conditions. Photos of Al-Salsabeel Nursery…

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  • Mangrove nursery in Basra to foster sustainability

    https://youtu.be/lV-lIFieRtI In a ground breaking initiative, The Government of Basra, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and the University of Basra’s Marine Science Centre launched an ambitious mangrove nursery. This initiative, nested in the region’s tidal flats, is poised to yield up to one million mangrove seedlings annually, fostering…

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