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Karoon

The Garden of Eden is dying. Reputed to be two of Eden's four rivers, the Karoun and Karkheh have been reduced to a trickle as an environmental disaster is unfolds in the Ahwaz region. One of the Middle East's last verdant areas is being turned into a wasteland as Iran pursues its drive to power up its economy by building a massive complex of dams and divert waters to central Iran.

Green and Pleasant Land

The Ahwaz region between the Zagros Mountains and the Iraqi border is a jewel in the arid Gulf region. It hosts extensive marshes and rivers that support a diverse range of...Read more

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