Mediterranean could be in driest spell for 900 years

Climate Home: The drought that has blighted the eastern Mediterranean since 1998 could be the worst in nine centuries, according to new research led by scientists from the US space agency Nasa. They report in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres that they used a tree-ring chronicle – trees accurately reflect the rainfall conditions of each year in their annual growth – to establish what had happened. They found that although the island of Cyprus and the bordering nations of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon,......

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