Global Warming: The shrinking African lake(s)

Lake Chad as shown below is just one of the vanishing large lakes in Africa and elsewhere on this planet.

Experts are warning that the lake, which was once Africa’s third largest inland water body, could shrink to a mere pond in two decades. A recent study by Nasa and the German Aerospace Centre blames global warming and human activity for Africa’s disappearing water.

Click on the image for the jump.

link to UNEP lake Chad page

More information:
UNEP: Vital Climate Graphics Africa
BBC News on Lake Chad

via: Strange Maps

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