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Dust threatens Western US and Southeast Asia

Wednesday 28 Oct 20 10:00am

  The 1930s Midwest Dust Bowl

By TIM RADFORD | Half a planet apart, one low-lying and the other on the roof of the world, two huge regions confront an increasing dust risk − a menace to jobs, to food and to lives. 

The Great Plains of North America are getting dustier every year because more soil is now being exposed to erosion.

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