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Special Report

Syria's Climate Refugees

Pushed out of their homeland by war and drought, Syrians seek a better future abroad 

Political Climates: Drought and Conflict in Syria

Beginning in 2007, Syria and the greater Fertile Crescent experienced the worst three year drought ever recorded in the region. Recent research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests the drought may have contributed to the ongoing conflict in Syria.

March 24, 2015 — Layla Eplett