The Garden of Eden may be restored in Iraq

The biblical site of the Garden of Eden is being steadily restored despite buried landmines and surrounding dangers

If you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, this story from today’s Mother Nature Network should set that question to rest.

An Iraqi citizen has been working to restore what some have thought to be the site of the original Garden of Eden.

An area is southern Iraq that had once flourished with marshland and wildlife had been deliberately destroyed by Saddam Hussein . The people of that area – the Maʻdān – had backed a Shiite rebellion against the Iraqi leader, who retaliated by murdering, burning homes and draining and poisoning the water. He also filled the surrounding land with mines.

One man had a dream of restoring this biblical oasis and set about to do so.

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