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March 17, 2015

Syria’s Five-Year Conflict Marked by Darkness

A series of satellite images shows the growing effects of the Syrian conflict, which has already cost 200,000 lives and displaced at least one-third of the populace. A recent analysis of the nightlight imagery between March 2011 and today indicates 83 percent of the lights going dark in that time span.