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Urmia, Lake

(ûr`mēə), formerly

Lake Rezaiyeh,

shallow salt lake, NW Iran; alt. 4,180 ft (1,275 m). The largest lake in Iran, it has no outlet and receives the drainage of the surrounding mountains. Roughly 2,000 sq mi (5,000 sq km) in area and c.90 mi (140 km) long and 50 mi (80 km) wide in the mid-20th cent., it had been reduced by 2015 to a third of its former size due to drought and the damming and use of the water of its feeder rivers. A causeway and bridge connecting the cities of Urmia and Tabriz crosses the lake.
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According to Nekuifard, living conditions have been created for 400 baby artemiiae, 400 young artemiiae and 200 adult artemiiae per each cubic meter of water in Lake Urmia, following the rise of water level in the lake.
After DiCaprio posted a warning message on his Instagram account, about the decline of Lake Urmia, Hadi Bahadori, head of the Western Azerbaijan Province's Committee for the Restoration of Lake Urmia invited him to visit the drying lake, Mehr news agency reported.
(Chcnopodiaceae) (samphire) in areas with varying salinity around Lake Urmia. We previously studied the effects of salinity on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Barin et al.
Behrouz Alishiri, the head of Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran, said the country has called for receiving financial assistance to combat air pollution in Tehran and other big cities, which has reached an alarming level, and to revive Lake Urmia, which has been drying up due to overuse of the waters flowing into the river and declining rainfall.
LAKE URMIA, Iran -- 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.
The Google Earth Timelapse project includes an interactive look at the development of Las Vegas, Dubai, coal mining in Wyo., the drying of Lake Urmia in Iran, deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil and the effects of climate charge on the Columbia Glacier in Alaska.
Lake Urmia, in the northwest of Iran, is experiencing its worst condition for the past 50 years.
A statement was issued in connection with an environmental catastrophe at Lake Urmia.
Summary: Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran, the largest lake in Middle East and the third largest salt lake in the world, is dying.
Aboona has written several books on the ancient and modern history of the Assyrian people and here explores the origins, modern struggles, and distinctive culture of the Assyrian tribes living in northern Mesopotamia, from the plains of Nineveh north and east to southeastern Anatolia and the Lake Urmia region.
The Garden of Eden, despite its association with the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, he places "between Lake Urmia and the Caspian Sea" in Iran (p.