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In West Africa, climate change and extremism have created a crisis that will impact us all

Mass migration, human-trafficking, drought, famine and terrorism have combined to make the Sahel one of the most dangerous regions of the world right now.

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India’s food bowl heads toward desertification

Water-guzzling rice consumes more water than Punjab can recharge. If current irrigation rates continue, the state will empty its groundwater reserves within 20 years.
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Here's what extreme heat looks like: Profoundly unequal

Earth is overheating. This year is poised to be one of the hottest ever. Millions are already feeling the pain, but the agony of extreme heat is profoundly unequal across the globe.
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This is inequity at the boiling point

Earth is overheating. This year is poised to be one of the hottest ever. Millions are already feeling the pain, but the agony of extreme heat is profoundly unequal across the globe.
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Fires in the Pantanal: ‘We are facing a scenario now that is catastrophic’

Devastating wildfires that burned out of control in late 2019 and early 2020 in Brazil's Pantanal wetland are back.

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Extreme droughts in central Europe likely to increase sevenfold

Extreme droughts are likely to become much more frequent across central Europe, and if global greenhouse gas emissions rise strongly they could happen seven times more often, new research has shown.

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Tensions rise in Horn of Africa as Ethiopia fills controversial dam

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, situated snuggly between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan on the Blue Nile, has brought years of controversy to the Horn of Africa.
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When it rains, Texas forgets drought and worsening water scarcity

In Texas, dry years reveal a momentous confrontation as residents encounter the menacing consequence of runaway growth.
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The butterfly effect

Climate change can feel impossible to solve. But, as monarchs show, small actions can have world-altering results.

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In India's Chennai, river restoration lands hardest on the poor

Efforts to restore the sprawling industrial city's rivers weigh heavily on poor riverside residents, who are being forcibly moved.

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When coronavirus struck the Salton Sea

People who live near the dying lake are caught in a perfect storm of environmental neglect, poverty, and COVID-19.

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Germany′s forests decimated by insects, drought

Rising temperatures and droughts have made trees in Germany more vulnerable to attacks by bark beetles and other insects. That's led to a nearly sixfold jump in trees destroyed by pests over the past two years.
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For many on the Navajo Nation, getting water requires travel, a wait in long lines and lots of patience

Filling up a portable water tank at the public tap outside the post office in Monument Valley is an exercise in patience.

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