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Humans put conservation reserves at risk

8 June, 2018 – In theory conservation reserves are set aside to preserve wild creatures. But then the humans move in. Land almost twice the area of India is threatened.

China’s trade plan may cause lasting harm

1 June, 2018 – China’s trade plan could cause environmental catastrophe, scientists warn, because of its voracious appetite for natural resources and its climate impact.

Warming climate increases Sahara’s spread

5 April, 2018 – Climate change means the Sahara’s spread is growing, displacing millions. And North Africa’s pattern of atmospheric change could affect other regions.

Morocco heads for a thirsty future

31 March, 2018 – Despite ambitious efforts to cope with the effects of water shortage and climate change, Morocco faces a dauntingly dry century.

Will Cape Town’s Day Zero arrive?

7 February, 2018 – On 23 January we reported on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, expected on 11 May to reach Day Zero, when water to homes and businesses will be cut off. A long-time resident reports.

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