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As drought grips Iran, farmers lament loss of a way of life

Published: 
Mon, 10/03/2016 (All day)

Watermelons once sprung from this soil, the giant striped fruit dotting the arid landscape like mushrooms after a rain.

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Its Great Lake Shriveled, Iran Confronts Crisis of Water Supply

Published: 
Sun, 02/02/2014 - 9:44pm
Category: 
Water

After driving for 15 minutes over the bottom of what was once Iran’s largest lake, a local environmental official stepped out of his truck, pushed his hands deep into his pockets and silently wandered into the great dry plain, as if searching for water he knew he would never find.