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Liberia´s Rising Waters

Liberia_TopographyThis is a guest post from Joanne Lucas.

The West African country of Liberia has experienced many years of devastating civil war. Now its fragile stability is threatened by the consequences of climate change.

Liberia’s recent history of conflict

Liberia has a long history of conflict and civil war. Between 1980 and 2003, various ethnic factions battled for political influence as well as power over mineral, natural and commercial strategic resources such as the infamous ‘blood diamond’. (more…)

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