World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

Iraqi marshes which is the most important and extensive ecosystem in the Middle East were successfully declared as RAMSAR sites and within world Heritage list,
Since the marshes represent an optimum environment for the Migratory Birds around the world and depending on the latest birds survey in several locations within the marshes that took place at the beginning of 2018, two posters had been prepared by Iraq to participate in the World Migratory Bird day , we congratulate everyone, and Happy new year.

The Marshlands of Iraq Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The inscription of the property known as ‘The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities' is an international recognition of its outstanding universal value. With its cultural and natural features, the Marshlands played a major role in the development of the earliest urban centers and in the emergence of complex societies in southern Mesopotamia, dubbed as the Cradle of Civilization.

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