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Timbuktu's ancient salt camel caravans under threat

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Camel caravans have been making the gruelling trek to the salt mines in the heart of the Sahara for hundreds of years, plying their trade between Taoudenni and Timbuktu.

But today a changing climate and the arrival of modern technology is threatening the future of one of the world's oldest and most resilient trading traditions.

Andrew Harding reports.

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