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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

No climate change, you say?

Nothing to be concerned about?

Dry land: The pavilion and tower in the distance used to be based in the centre of China's largest lake which has dried up because of drought

How about this, then?

China's largest freshwater lake that is twice the size of London, dries up

The largest freshwater lake in China which covers an expanse twice the size of London has dried up because of an ongoing drought.

Poyang Lake in rural Jiangxi province is one of the country's most popular tourist attractions.

But the combination of drought and a new water storage facility upstream at the Three Gorges reservoir - the world's biggest dam - has caused water levels to drop to dangerously low levels.

"Dangerously low levels"?

It's empty.

Isn't it?

But hey, let's not panic yet.  No need to do anything about it.

Let's wait until people start starving.

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