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How Big Water Projects Helped Trigger Africa’s Migrant Crisis

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YaleEnvironment 360 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 .