Reflooding Brings New Life to Marsh
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Restoration programmes since the 2003 invasion have seen large portions of the former marshland re-flooded."
"Now a major restoration programme has seen people and wildlife return to one of the world's most famous wetlands. Drained to less than 10% of their former size under Saddam's regime, these vast marshes are coming to life again. Through the actions of environmentally-conscious and brave Arabs, the huge embankments have been breached, allowing the water to return."