Madhapur, India --Desertification creates Displacement Perils: Life around a dying lake

Citation:

Lerner KL. Madhapur, India --Desertification creates Displacement Perils: Life around a dying lake. Taking Bearings. LMG (London, Paris, Cambridge) [Internet]. 2013.
Madhapur, India --Desertification creates Displacement Perils: Life around a dying lake

Abstract:

Madhapur, India — The remains of statues thrown into a lake in Madhapur, India, during Hindu festivals from years past lay scattered on the exposed lake bed. Local annual precipitation is now sufficient only to form temporary pools in the lowest parts of the lakebed. A decade ago, the lake supported local fishermen.  (more)

Note: Originally published as an academic paper submitted as part of the 'Displaced by Disaster' project for Harvard (See https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/displacedbydisaster).

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