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The Consequences of Iran's Lake Orumiyeh Drying Up


Lake Orumiyeh Iran in 2006 (Photo: Ehsan Mahdiyan/Wiki Commons)

Lake Orumiyeh — a large salt lake in northwest Iran — is slowly drying up. This could have devastating consequences for the economy and environment of the region. Anchor Marco Werman talks to Esmail Kahrom, professor of environmental sciences at the University of Tehran.

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