Pirsalman Wetland in western Iran on last leg

Pirsalman Wetland, one of the 27 natural and artificial wetlands in Iran’s Hamedan Province is vanishing into thin air amid drought and diverging water resources.

The 3-hectare wetland near the city of Asadabad in western Iran, which is named after an adjacent mausoleum, is drying up due to low precipitations and overconsumption of water resources for agriculture on nearby farms.

Here, you can see pictures of the moribund wetland:

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