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Expanding Deserts, Falling Water Tables, and Toxic Pollutants Driving People from their Homes

By Lester R. Brown People do not normally leave their homes, their families, and their communities unless they have no other option. Yet as environmental stresses mount, we can expect to see a growing number of environmental refugees. Rising seas and increasingly devastating storms grab headlines, but expanding deserts, falling water tables, and toxic waste […]