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


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Suzie Alwash estimates that as much as 30 percent of the marshlands have been re-flooded, and life is beginning to return.
"The UNEP Marshland management project, which commenced in 2004 with funding from the UN Iraq Trust Fund, the Government of Japan and the Government of Italy, has been working with the Iraqi environment ministry and local communities to accelerate improvements," the statement noted.
Scores of lakes, rivers, and marshlands in Iran have dried up or been exposed to drainage in the country due to either drought or water mismanagement.
The Iraqi Marshlands constitute one of the biggest inland delta systems in the world, representing a refuge for biodiversity in an extremely arid, hot environment.
Larry Muller was born in Freeport, and his family has owned a bay house on the nearby marshlands since the 1950s.
Bahrain: Archeologists from across the region gathered in Bahrain to discuss strategies to save Iraq's marshlands.
THE LAST KINGDOM BBC2, 9.00pm Alfred and Uhtred are united as they leave the marshlands, knowing they must get word to Saxon forces to assemble and fight a decisive battle for the future of Wessex and England.
Large-format, high-quality color and b&w photos and maps take readers on a journey to the marshlands between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in 1967, to discover a way of life 5,000 years old, which has now been lost due to environmental destruction.
Zamboanga City - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) allocated some P18 million to the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here for the rehabilitation and reforestation of at least 1,800 hectares of marshlands at the coastal areas in this city.
Ali al-Lami, that the inclusion of the marshlands within the World Heritage List is an achievement calculated for Iraq and the region, noting that the province is seriously working to provide all means of support required to complete the approvals of the UNESCO.