The Qanat; a water management system from C7th BC still in use today;is one of the wonders of the world, and keeps the desert alive.
This fascinating 17 min video from UNESCO is a good introduction to the subject.
Cooling provided by Qanat’s is still in use in Yazd, Iran.
Modern warfare scores a gigantic fail in the battle for hearts and minds.
posted by adamvasco
on Feb 8, 2010 -