Earth on Edge

Senegal, State of Emergency

Ep1053 mins

In Senegal, the coast recedes, on average, 1.5 meters per year, industrial waste flows into the sea and heat scorches the land.

A wall protects a cemetery from the sea, but much of the original town of Mbao has already been swallowed by the sea. Dakar has seen floods. Fish are becoming difficult to find. Islets that are home to birds are in danger of disappearing.

Video Language: English & French