Drained by Saddam, restored by nature - Iraqi marshlands make a comeback (3:14)
Drained by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the 1990s, Iraq's southern marshlands are undergoing a remarkable transformation. Saddam's attempt to destroy the wetlands came in response to an uprising by Marsh Arabs after the Iran-Raq war but, since his capture and execution, Saddam's act of revenge has been turned back and the marshes are slowly regaining their health. Elly Park has more. ( Transcript )
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