Drought And Rising Temperatures Drove Millions Of Somalis From Homes

"Between 2016 and 2018, more than 2 million people in Somalia fled their homes, finding refuge elsewhere within their country." "A small increase in average monthly temperatures led to a 10-fold jump in the number of refugees."

Source: Yale Climate Connections, 10/24/2023

Author Brings Far-Reaching Insight to ‘The Three Ages of Water’

Leading water expert Peter Gleick’s new book on water’s past, present and future is an ambitious volume that offers a panoramic look at this essential resource — and hope for living in harmony with it in the future. BookShelf Editor Tom Henry calls “The Three Ages of Water” a rare book of breadth and depth, part history and part sustainable remedy. Read his review.

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"Battling Desertification: Bringing Soil Back To Life In Semiarid Spain"

"Southeastern Spain is experiencing the northward advance of the Sahara Desert, leading to declining rainfall, soil degradation, and climate change-induced droughts, threatening agricultural lands that have been farmed for many centuries."

Source: Mongabay, 10/18/2023
October 2, 2023

DEADLINE: Reporting for a Livable Earth: Communicating Science, Facts and Action

This online seminar, Oct 4 and 5, 2023, 7:00-8:30 a.m. EDT, is open to English-speaking journalists who report on climate change and sustainable development and are currently collaborating with at least one media outlet of global, regional or national reach. Three participants could be awarded a story grant. Apply by Oct 2.



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