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Climate Change Link to Arab Spring' Mass Migration


Climate Change Link to Arab Spring' Mass Migration
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The mass migration flows that followed the Arab Spring in North Africa and the Middle East were partly caused by climate change, according to new research. Scientists from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria say that in certain circumstances, climate conditions can lead to conflict, which drives increased migration. Henry Ridgwell reports.

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