2 billion people worldwide at risk of becoming environmental refugees

March 5th, 2010

Africa might only be able to feed 25% of its population by 2025. Due to increasing desertification and climate change, 2 billion people worldwide are at risk of becoming environmental refugees.

Source: Looming desertification could spawn millions of environmental refugees – Karl Hamsen – Director of United Nations University’s Ghana-based Institute for Natural Resources in Africa – mongabay.com

Date: 14 December 2006

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