African Lake Demonstrates Effects of Global Warming

UANews | August 2003

Africa, a continent beset by poverty, civil wars and a catastrophic AIDS epidemic, now has one more worry – global warming. A team of researchers, led by University of Arizona geosciences Professor Andrew Cohen, has determined that regional climate shifts paralleling global warming patterns have caused fish yields from Africa’s Lake Tanganyika to drop by about 30 percent over the past 80 years, and could produce further declines in the future. read story