Disappearing water in a warming climate: a story in four visuals

Valerio Rojas and his wife Cristina Mamani walk in Bolivia's Lake Poopó, which has dried up, July 24, 2021. Image: REUTERS/Claudia Morales - RC2ZQO944SJS

John Letzing

Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum

Andrew Berkley

Lead, Immersive Technology and Content, World Economic Forum Geneva

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Lake Mead
Lake Mead Image: World Economic Forum

The Aral Sea
The Aral Sea Image: World Economic Forum

Lake Poopó
Lake Poopó Image: World Economic Forum

Lake Urmia
Lake Urmia Image: World Economic Forum

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