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Senegal's Former Capital Threatened by Rising Sea Levels

May 22, 2013
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St Louis, the former colonial capital of Senegal and one of the country's most popular tourist destinations, is today under threat from rising sea levels. A sad example of the threat was provided by Doun Baba Dieye, a nearby village which has been completely submerged.

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