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Tag: Daesung Lee

Daesung Lee's photo series "Futuristic Archeology" visualizes the threat climate change poses to Mongolia's traditional nomadic culture. As global warming takes its course, the country's once-lush land has become increasingly arid. According to a Mongolian government survey, hundreds of lakes and rivers have dried out. Twenty-five percent of the territory has turned into desert within the past 30 years. Mongolia's nomadic people, who comprise about 35 percent of the population, haven't fared well with these changes, as they depend on the land for their livelihood.

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