LIKE GLACIERS EVERYWHERE, THIS ONE IN THE SWISS ALPS IS MELTING FAST. THE BLUE SHOWS IT AS IT WAS IN 1989 (L) AND IN 2017 (R). PHOTOS BY NASA
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.