Robert Chatterjee

Interview with Ecologist Naghmeh Mobarghaee

Severe sandstorms, record-breaking heatwaves: Iran is experiencing climate change. Ecologist Naghmeh Mobarghaee explains how Iran’s largest inland body of water nearly disappeared, and the role of environmentalism in Iranian society and politics.

Not only local fisherman suffer from the predrying of Lake Urmia: Salt and dust also severely affect regional farms and their farmland.