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One third of the world is currently facing water stress. The horn of Africa is in the middle of a devastating drought, putting millions at risk of famine. In China, low water levels are causing cuts to hydropower in Sichuan Province. Two thirds of Europe is currently under some kind of drought warning, making it the worst in 500 years in that region.
Drought will only become more severe in some regions as the climate continues to warm. The United Nations estimates that drought frequency has increased by a third already since the year 2000. Ongoing drought has dire implications for everything ranging from food security to manufacturing, energy production, and health.
This week, we’re bringing you a story about the unexpected consequence of drought – how it’s revealing secrets previously lost beneath the waterline.
Falling water levels are reshaping landscapes around the world. As rivers and reservoirs recede, historical relics are coming to the surface. This week, we speak to reporter Dharna Noor about the dinosaur tracks, historical artifacts, and even human remains that are being unveiled as the drought progresses.
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