Posted by: r.m. | October 19, 2009

As with Gaza, as with southern Lebanon, as with Iraq: war and its environmental impacts …

“There are a number of environmental challenges in Iraq,” Environment Minister Narmin Othman told IRIN. “One of them is water, air and soil contamination caused mainly by emissions from cars and generators in crowded areas, unplanned use of chemical fertilizers, war remnants and bombing with depleted uranium.”


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