Drought threatens ancient Boatbuilding Traditions in Southern Iraq

By Azhar Al-Rubaie, for The New Arab. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

Drained of life: Drought threatens to render ancient boatbuilding traditions extinct in southern Iraq

The effects of climate change have drastically affected millennia-old boating traditions in southern Iraq, causing many boat builders to change their profession.

Without proper governmental intervention, this worrying trend is set to worsen.

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