Southern Crop

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Portugal Faces Dire Drought, the Worst in More than 20 Years

Portugal’s Pego do Altar reservoir looks like disused quarry now, its bare, exposed slopes rising up steeply on each side and shimmering in the sun as it holds barely 11 percent of the water it was designed for.

 

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