Monthly Archives: June 2015

Desertification, drought, wars, disputes, waste and climate change in the Middle East

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: al-Araby The Arab world contains one third of the world’s deserts [Getty] Threats greater than terror: Desertification and drought by Mohammad Ali Musawi Blog: The Middle East is facing a potentially catastrophic threat – st.…

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Apple initiatives

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photocredit: Arnfinn Oines APPLE PLANS TO BUY 1 MILLION ACRES OF CHINESE FORESTS by Arnfinn Oines Apple plans to buy more than 1 million acres of forest in China to further expand its renewable energy programme.…

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The loss of biodiversity initiates the vicious circle (Google / Global Geopolitics)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://globalgeopolitics.net/wordpress/2010/10/13/un-launches-decade-for-combating-desertification-in-asia/ ? UN Launches Decade for Combating Desertification in Asia ? Global Geopolitics & Political Economy / IDN By Hiroshi Nagai and Taro Ichikawa IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis ? TOKYO (IDN)…

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Every year some 12 million hectares of land are being lost to degradation (Google / IDN)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://www.indepthnews.info/index.php/global-issues/401-un-pleads-for-a-cap-on-land-degradation UN Pleads For ‘A Cap on Land Degradation’ By Ramesh Jaura IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis BERLIN (IDN) – The United Nations’ top official in-charge of combating desertification has called upon…

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Securing every hectare of land and rehabilitate all the degraded land

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: UN News Centre Walking through desert in Nigeria. Photo: World Bank On Day to Combat Desertification, UN urges action to protect ‘every hectare’ of arable land Land is a renewable resource, but only if…

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