Wednesday, 17 July , 2019

Drought

Climate change may make Middle East and North Africa uninhabitable

Rising sea levels, increasingly severe storms and deadly heat waves may imperil the region in coming decades, scientists and studies say By Jacob Powell Tuesday 27...

Drought in eastern Mediterranean worst of past 900 years

A new NASA study finds that the recent drought that began in 1998 in the eastern Mediterranean Levant region, which comprises Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey, is likely the worst drought of the past nine centuries. Scientists reconstructed the Mediterranean’s drought history by studying tree rings as part of