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    Nomad Scapes

    Anthropologist and photographer Christian Vium traveled to Islamic Republic of Mauritian to document the impact of climate change on nomadic life. In four decades, the capital city of Nouakchott, which was constructed ex-nihilo in 1957, exploded from 5,000 to 800,000 inhabitants, and urbanization rate unparallelled anywhere in the world. The reasons for this extraordinary transformation […]

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