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Deserts on Three Continents, Part 3: The Sahara: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

At over 3.6 million square miles, the Sahara is the world's largest desert if you exclude the icy wastes of the Arctic and Antarctica. Unfortunately I...

Signs of Niger's Worsening Food Crisis

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Niger is one of the poorest countries, and it has the fastest population growth in the world. Though it often experiences periodic droughts, this year has been worse than most.