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<...> “We were seeing articles in big-name media saying migration from Central America is being driven by climate change and yet, we were looking at these and asking, where is the evidence?” said Kevin Anchukaitis, professor in the School of Geography and Development. To nail down the reality, a team led by Anchukaitis analyzed 40 years of daily weather records from El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras — especially the Central American region known as the “Dry Corridor.” “The news media don’t have this local connection that this study is providing,” Anderson added. “We can now say, ‘In one part…

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