Category Archives: Iran

Iran: Marshlands

It may be surprising to some, the geographically diversity of Iran. The Mesopotamian Marshes stretch across the south Iraq, Kuwait and the southwest corner of Iran. The marshes are a unique wetland ecosystem, under constant environmental threat. Home to Iranian Arabs, who speak Farsi and Arabic, some still live traditional lifestyles in the marshlands keeping water buffalo, cultivating date palms, and cutting reeds.