Once there was a lake: Study highlights complexity of vulnerability to environmental change

  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Life had always been precarious for the pastoralists, fishers and farmers near Lake Faguibine, west of the fabled city of Timbuktu in arid northern Mali. Then, slowly, the lake dried up. In the ensuing years, local people adapted to the changes this wrought — among them, the transformation of the... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.