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Lake Orumieh (118 images)

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Orumieh Lake in North Western Iran, the third largest saltwater lake on earth with a surface area of 5,200 square kilometers, is drying up.

The lake was home to various migratory birds, including flamingos, pelicans, spoonbills, ibises, storks, avocets, stilts and gulls.

The death of lake Orumieh is a disaster for global environmental evolution and this disaster will not end once the lake is destroyed. More and greater disasters will occur after the lake has...
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