Garden of Eden to become Iraqi national park

02/08/2013 06:22

31 July 2013 by Fred Pearce
THE "Garden of Eden" has been saved, even as chaos grows all around. Last week, amid a wave of bombings on the streets of Baghdad, Iraq's Council of Ministers found time to approve the creation of the country's first national park – the centrepiece of a remarkable restoration of the Mesopotamian marshes in the south of the country. [Read more] ...