2013 Goldman Prize Winner Azzam Alwash Pt. II

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2013 Goldman Prize Winner Azzam Alwash Pt. II

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This wk on @SeaChangeRadio The intersection of politics + environment in Iraq w/Azzam Alwash pt. 2 http://is.gd/H8mOOA @GoldmanPrize

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Azzam Alwash

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:55pm

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Last week we spoke with Azzam Alwash, who earned a 2013 Goldman Prize for restoring a vast marshland in Iraq that had been drained and depleted under Saddam Hussein. This week we continue our discussion with Alwash, who has a refreshingly optimistic view of Iraq’s long-term prospects. He shares his hopes about cooperation with neighbors like Turkey, personal opinions about the war, unconventional ideas about what to do with some of the country’s minefields, and talks about the road he took to move his organization Nature Iraq from a small grassroots campaign to a triumphant and internationally acclaimed movement.

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Keywords: Environment | Environment | Iraq | alex wise | azzam alwash | goldman prize | marshlands | sea change radio | wetlands

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