This article, by Janna Dotschkal for TIME magazine, discusses the meaning and reasons for Jane Hahn’s photographs of Lake Chad and  the effects of its evaporation. Hahn’s photos display the dismal situation of refugees displaced by Boko Haram. As Lake Chad disappears due to climate change and human forces, refugees are left with a lack of natural resources that are heavily relied upon by 30 million people for everyday life. Refugees displaced by Boko Haram are pushed into the Lake Chad basin, which is a strained ecological environment. With no natural resources for food or water, people are left struggling to find ways to live. While local organizations are making an effort to alleviate the environmental struggles, the continuous action of Boko Haram still causes trouble

http://time.com/4710042/lake-chad/

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