Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Valete Lacus

The UNEP/GRID-Arendal has a number of interesting maps related to poverty and the environment on their website, including this one, of Lake Chad:

(Philippe Rekacewicz (Le Monde diplomatique), February 2006)

An alarming number of seas and lakes around the world are facing the same fate as Lake Chad, including Chapala in Mexico, Israel's Lake Tiberias (aka "the Sea of Galilee") and Lake Faguibine in Mali among many many others.

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