The Sahara Desert. Partly due to climate change, the world's largest desert is getting even larger. Photo by mehrdad68
Thursday, 19 October 2017
How Big Water Projects Helped Trigger Africa’s Migrant Crisis
Major dam and irrigation projects are drying up the wetlands that sustain life in the arid Sahel region of Africa. The result has been a wave of environmental refugees, as thousands of people flee, many on boats to Europe. Story here. Egypt's Aswan High Dam. Photo by Hajor.