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A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
Lake Superior was inferior to an ancient lake in southern Africa. The 35,000 sq. mi. lake once filled in a low-lying section of northern Botswana. Continue reading →
A look deep beneath the Afar Rift reveals the birth announcements of a new ocean may be premature.
Two newly discovered aquifers in Africa could slake the thirst and vitalize the drought-prone Kenyan economy. Continue reading →
Five-hundred thousand years worth of hurricanes and sea breezes weren't enough to brush the dust off Bermuda's shoulders.
Like Ireland's potato in the 19th century, African cassava is under attack from a disease that may put poor farmers at risk to famine.
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