Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa’s Sahel

An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

Lake Chad Could be Gone in 20 Years, Seminar Finds

Shrinking Lake Chad. Images courtesy NASAUN Agency tries to draw attention, and more water to Lake Chad.

Peter Gell: Murray-Darling’s Wetlands

Professor Peter Gell discuses the future of the Murray-Darling Basin.

South Australia: Acid Murray River Declared Undrinkable

ozmap The Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia urged landholders along the lower River Murray to secure alternative sources of drinking water

Climate Chaos Reveals Pattern: Africa’s Sahel Region Faces Recurrent Megadroughts

When in 1968 Garrett Hardin published in the Science journal…