September 7, 2011

Iran's Lake Orūmīyeh in danger of drying out

As reported on September 3, 2011, residents near Iran's Lake Orūmīyeh, one of the largest inland salt water bodies in the world, express their concern and ask for help saving the lake, which is now in danger of drying out, with salt dust residues that are endangering the environment as well as placing 14 million people at risk of being displaced.

Sources: France 24, BBC

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