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Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution
Becky Oskin, LiveScience – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2013

The biggest drought to hit the planet in the 20th century, the Sahel drought sucked Central Africa dry from the 1970s to the 1990s. The severe famines that resulted killed hundreds of thousands of people during this period. A new study blames the dry spell on pollution in the Northern Hemisphere, primarily from America and Europe.

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