Water projects and diversion efforts in Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria are draining the marshlands near the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, known as the 'Fertile Crescent'.
Jul 29, 2009 New Scientist
Water policies in Syria and Turkey are draining the Euphrates River dry, and neighboring Iraq is feeling all the hurt from it.
Jul 20, 2009 The New York Times
<p>Plans to build a massive dam in Turkey have many hopeful that its creation will revive the local economy.</p>
May 28, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
<p>A massive dam project in Turkey that would flood historic areas and displace 50,000 people is losing international support, as officials in Germany threaten to pull out of the project -- often called a smaller version of China's Three Gorges Dam.</p>
Apr 20, 2008 Der Spiegel