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Expanding Sahara desert is slowly unfolding 'natural disaster'-researchers

29 Mar 2018, TRF

The Sahara desert has expanded by 10 percent in the past century - partly because of climate change - with far-reaching impacts on communities surrounding it, researchers said on Thursday. Sudan, Chad, Mauritania and Libya are some of the countries which will bear the brunt of the desert's expansion, researchers at the University of Maryland said.



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