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  • To the south of the hospital was a stretch of ground called Marshlands, probably at one time a pond.

    Holborn and Bloomsbury The Fascination of London Walter Besant 1868

  • The waters that once spread from his doorstep across a 20% slab of Iraq known as the Marshlands first disappeared in 1991, when Saddam Hussein diverted them east to punish the rebellious Marsh Arabs.

    Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed (TomDispatch: Martin C 2009

  • His first trip to the marshes of Iraq in 1974 was on an assignment for National Geographic in which he documented the marshlands and its inhabitants with his remarkable photographs — the focus of Iraqi Marshlands Then and Now: Photographs by Nik Wheeler.

    Buzzine » Iraqi Marshlands Then and Now 2009

  • Friday Favorites: Marshlands for CO2, Norway shines green, 50 quick actions, Solar Decathlon and more … Says:

    HEINEKEN WOBO: The brick that holds beer | Inhabitat 2007

  • Marshlands and riparian woodlands need extensive restoration.

    California Central Valley grasslands 2008

  • Marshlands are dominated by Cyperus papyrus and Mitragyna rubrostipulacea.

    Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo 2008

  • Reclaiming and restoring the Iraqi Marshlands does away with one of Saddam's most evil projects to destroy Marsh lands in order to deny potential Shia rebels in southern Iraq a hiding place.

    Ecological News from Iraq 2005

  • Work of a parallel kind has been accomplished under the Maritime Marshlands Rehabilitation Act to deal with the deterioration of the dykes and other structures whose protection enabled the marshlands of the Maritime Provinces to rank among the most productive soils in Canada.

    Canadian Resource Policy 1956

  • Barely had the door closed on Marshlands comely figure, when it opened again and Cyril Sheene came bounding in.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford 1926

  • Among the judges we find the governor of the Marshlands, who acted as president, the sub-governor, the mayor of

    Babylonians and Assyrians, Life and Customs 1889


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