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December 2006

7 December 2006: UNEP - UNEP Reveals New Data on Iraqi Marshlands Recovery (UNEP Press Release)

November 2006

2 November 2006: BBC - Earth Report On Rebirth Of Iraq's Marshes

August 2005

1 Aug 2005: Mathaba.Net - Japan Allocates $11m To Help Marshlands Inhabitants

24 August 2005: UNEP - Iraqi Marshlands: On the road to recovery (UNEP Press Release)

24 Aug 2005: VOA (Radio) - Iraqi Marshlands All But Destroyed Under Saddam, Staging Strong Recovery

24 Aug 2005: CNN International - U.N.: Iraq's marshlands recovering

24 Aug 2005: BBC - Water returns to Iraqi marshlands

24 Aug 2005: ALJAZEERA.NET - Iraq's drained marshes half restored

24 Aug 2005: Middle East Times - Japanese funds restore Iraqi marshlands

24 Aug 2005: KUTV (TV) - Iraqi Marshes Recovering

24 Aug 2005: noticias.info - UN effort to help restore Iraq's 'Garden of Eden' marshes bears fruit

24 Aug 2005: KTRE (TV) - U-N reports Iraqi marshlands rebounding since fall of Saddam

24 Aug 2005: WORLD WAR 4 REPORT - Iraq marshlands: tentative recovery

25 Aug 2005: Times online - Eden blossoms again on land Saddam tried to kill

25 Aug 2005: Science and Development Network - Water revives Iraq's 'Garden of Eden'

26 Aug 2005: Environment News Service - Iraqi Marshlands Reflooded to 40 Percent of Former Area

26 Aug 2005: THE TIMES OF INDIA - Garden of Eden blooms after Saddam exit

26 Aug 2005: Turkish Weekly (radio) - Iraq: Marshlands Drained By Saddam Shown To Be Recovering At Rapid Rate

28 Aug 2005: HoustonChronicle.com (AP) - Water Returns, Iraq's marshlands live again

April 2005

20 April 2005: UNEP names pilot projects for Marshlands restoration and clean water provision in Southern Iraq (UNEP Press Release - PDF 32KB)

December 2004

3 Dec 2004: Iraqi Marshlands Training Courses (UNEP Press Release - PDF 64KB)

July 2004

23 July 2004: UNEP - UNEP Launches Project to Restore Iraqi Marshlands (UNEP Press Release)

23 July 2004: BBC Monitoring International Reports: UN plan to save Iraq's marshlands

24 July 2004: The Guardian - Marsh Arabs get 」6m to restore Eden

23 July 2004: Radio Free Europe - UN Launches Project To Restore Iraq's Marshlands

23 July 2004: WTNH.com - UN-Iraq-Wetlands -United Nations announces $11 million project to help restore marshlands in southern Iraq

23 July 2004: Xinhua News Agency - UN launches project to restore "Garden of Eden" marshes in Iraq

25 July 2004: Islamonline - UN Launches Project To Save Iraq's Marshlands