Feb. 19, 2014
The first cabinet decision Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, made was about how to keep the nation’s largest lake from disappearing.
AP Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi
An abandoned ship is stuck in solidified salt at Lake Oroumieh in northwestern Iran on Sunday, Feb. 16.
OROUMIEH, Iran — The first cabinet decision made under Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, wasn’t about how to resolve his country’s nuclear dispute with world powers. It was about how to keep the nation’s largest lake from disappearing.… Read the rest
Lake Oroumieh, one of the biggest saltwater lakes on Earth, has shrunk more than