Scientists have peeled away the sandy cloak blanketing DarfurÃ¯Â¿Â½s parched landscape to reveal an ancient basin that once housed a mega lake larger than Lake Erie.
The largest collection of Pleistocene human footprints in the world reveals adults and children hoofing it every which way.
Just a few thousand years ago, humans followed monsoon rains to the Sahara Desert and were greeted with lush vegetation and plentiful wildlife.
Phoenix and other cities in arid regions create artificial conditions that alter rainfall patterns, a new study finds.
The world's deserts are under threat as never before, with global warming making lack of water an even bigger problem for the parched regions.
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