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shallow body of water in a low-lying, poorly drained depression, usually containing abundant plant growth dominated by trees, such as cypress, and high shrubs. Swamps develop in moist climates, generally in such places as low-lying coastal plains, floodplains of rivers,
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A transitional land-water area, covered at least part of the time by estuarine or coastal waters, and characterized by aquatic and grasslike vegetation, especially without peatlike accumulation.


low poorly drained land that is sometimes flooded and often lies at the edge of lakes, streams, etc.


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He added that the Iraqi government submitted a complete dossier to UNESCO about the marshes and it accepted the file without giving any notes indicating that it meets the standards of the first phase, pointing out that the Ministry of the Environment announced that a program will be organized during the next two weeks on the World Heritage and biodiversity in the marshlands and how to create the supplies required to accept the file.
Udham Singh Nagar, Dec 7 (ANI): Bird lovers flocked to Haripura Water Park in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttarakhand as hundreds of migratory birds from abroad took over the marshland.
The ministry of state for marshes' affairs had appropriated the sum of 70 billion Iraqi dinars during 2010 to carry out 178 service projects in eastern and western marshlands in Missan but only three, in the field of electricity, were finalized," Jasseb Kadhem Himdan, chairman of the Missan Provincial Council's Marshes Development Committee, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Glastir, an agri-environmental scheme financed by the Assembly, will pay farmers to manage marshlands in a way that should help the species flourish.
BAGHDAD: The Iraqi government has released from prison a top Saddam Hussein loyalist after he was found innocent of helping the former regime punish opponents by draining the country's fabled marshlands, a judge said Wednesday.
The former president saw the reed beds and marshlands as the perfect hideout for bandits and army deserters and, against huge international pressure, drained the water on which more than a quarter of a million people relied for their survival.
A POLICE surgery for Little Neston will take place on Tuesday, April 1, at St Michael's Church, Marshlands Road, starting at 10am.
Such marshes "offer great value as buffers to coastal storms in cities such as New Orleans, which is separated from the Gulf of Mexico by marshlands," report A.
God Of The Hinge: Sojourns In Cloud Cuckoo Land" is the autobiography and memoir of Eleanor West, a woman who has participated in a host of preservation efforts, foundations, special projects and creative endeavors that ranged from organizing the address for preserving wilderness on barrier islands to appearing as a key speaker at the Marshlands Conference in 1968.
Tel: 4630128)*Wild Jordan Center: Return of the Marshlands, a photography expose recording the Mesopotamian marshlands of southern Iraq is on display until Sept.
Take a walk through the dense thickets that rim the teeming marshlands along the Connecticut coast, and you may feel like you are exploring a wild South American jungle.
The suit, allotted to USDC-ED Louisiana Chief Judge Ginger Berrigan (case # 05-4161) alleges that over one million acres of marshlands in Southeast Louisiana were completely destroyed and have virtually disappeared, and many more millions acres are essentially non-existent, primarily because of the major oil companies' oil & gas exploration and drilling activities in Southeast Louisiana.