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Iraq's environment, water supply in severe decline - report

By Megan Rowling | Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:16 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Iraq is losing between 5 and 8 percent of its gross domestic product to environmental degradation each year, while the amount of water available per person has dropped by more than half since the late 1970s, according to a new government study.

Backed by the United Nations and the World Bank, the report found that Iraq’s environment has suffered severe decline in ...

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