Recent Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Was the Worst in 900 Years

That sobering stat comes from a new NASA study that was released yesterday, which focused on the eastern Mediterranean Levant region: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Turkey. The agency found that the drought that lasted from 1998 to 2012 was the region’s driest drought in 900 years. And its cause is likely linked to human-fueled climate change.

Source: Recent Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Was the Worst in 900 Years

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