Tides of change: Activists dish up disaster

2011-11-28 00:00

Activists from Oxfam, Busi Ndlovu, Sasanka Thilakasira and Wendell Westley, having a meal on the Durban beachfront yesterday. The scene symbolises the slow-onset impact of extreme weather conditions like droughts, floods and rising sea levels, which are already increasing in severity, a pattern that is set to worsen as global temperatures continue to rise. Such events can wipe out entire harvests and the means for poor people to feed themselves, says Oxfam.

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