Fate of Dying Lake Sparks Clashes in NW Iran

September 2, 2011 by  
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Growing salt deposits on Lake Urmia. Screenshot: Euronews . Fresh demonstrations have broken out in Iran, where protesters who took to the streets last weekend in the country’s northwestern provinces to demand protection for a dying lake were harshly repressed by security forces. The protests were ignited by an Iranian parliament decision that activists called a “death sentence” for one of the world’s largest saltwater lakes …. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Fate of Dying Lake Sparks Clashes in NW Iran

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