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Lake Urmia in Iran: How mismanagements and bad policies destroyed a lake in Iran

Watch this video about one of Iran’s most beautiful lakes being destroyed by mismanagement of Iran water resources. Building too many dams and diverting water in the past decade has dried many of Iran’s lakes, creating a major environmental problem in Iran today. “Has Lake Urmia truly reached its final chapter? Or could a miracle save this turquoise gem? There is no way to go back in time; the lake will never be as it once was. Even the most optimistic of experts can’t see a happy ending to the story.”