Lake Urmia: Signs of Recovery - Foresight Brief No. 004 - November 2017

United Nations Environment Programme (2017)

Lake Urmia, located in a mountainous region between the provinces of East and West Azerbaijan in northwestern Iran is one of the country’s most important ecosystems. Recent indications are that the lake is recovering. The focus of this brief is on the extent of this recovery and measures that are being put in place to ensure this is sustained.

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