From Desert to Ocean: The Harmattan: Winds of Life and Death, Part I

This is a glorious, informative and poetic post about the origins of the deadly Red Tides, one of which affected Florida earlier this year. These growths of algae kill marine animals and pose a threat to humans as well. What you might not realize is that they are caused by ferocious dust storms in the Sahara, known to the native Tuaregs as the harmattan. The second part of the series will come out on Thursday on Neil Griffin’s Other Nations blog. I can’t wait to read it!

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