In this picture taken on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, an abandoned ship is stuck in a dock on Lake Oroumieh, in northwestern Iran. Lake Oroumieh, one of the biggest saltwater lakes on Earth, has shrunk ... more 
In this picture taken on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, an abandoned ship is stuck in a dock on Lake Oroumieh, in northwestern Iran. Lake Oroumieh, one of the biggest saltwater lakes on Earth, has shrunk more than 80 percent to 1,000 square kilometers (nearly 400 square miles) in the past decade. Rescuing the lake in northwestern Iran, near the Turkish border, was one of Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani's, campaign promises, and his new cabinet promptly decided to form a team to invite scholars to help find solutions. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ebrahim Noroozi
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 7:03 AM EST