12 Consequences Of Climate Change In The Sahara Desert

Written by Keren Mikva

The Sahara Desert, one of the most defining features of the African continent, is also one of the most problematic when it comes to climate change. As the Earth’s temperature and weather patterns change due to human behavior, the desert will be enormously affected, impacting the lives of those living on settlements along its borders. Here are 12 consequences of climate change in the Sahara Desert, and what is being done about it.

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