Iraqโ€™s mighty Tigris river is drying up (PHOTOS)



This is the river that is said to have watered the biblical Garden of Eden and helped give birth to civilisation itself.

But today the Tigris is dying.

Human activity and climate change have choked its once mighty flow through Iraq, where, with its twin river the Euphrates, it made Mesopotamia a cradle of civilisation thousands of years ago.

Iraqi fisherman Naim Haddad
Tigris river
Tigris river
Tigris river
Tigris river
Tigris river
Tigris river
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