Jordan faces likelihood of much more frequent long and severe droughts

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09/08/2017 09:13 PM EDT

satellite image of the Wadi Rum desert and irrigated farmland in Jordan

Jordan is among the world’s most water-poor nations, and a new, comprehensive analysis of regional drought and land-use changes in upstream Syria suggests the conditions could get significantly worse.

Full story at http://news.stanford.edu/2017/08/30/extreme-droughts-projected-increase-jordan/

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Stanford University

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