Monthly Archives: July 2015

The enormity of the twin menaces of deforestation and desertification and also worsening global warming (Google / The Nation)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alerts – desertification http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/letters/11-Jun-2013/killing-it-slowly Killing it slowly Regrettably, the forests and green pastures in Sindh have almost vanished, but the relevant federal and provincial organisations are literally sleeping. They seem to have…

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False claims about afforestation in Sindh (Google / The News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-96392-False-claims-about-afforestation-in-Sindh Shahid Husain Wednesday, March 07, 2012 Though several issues were discussed in the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday, more important amongst them were deforestation in Sindh, kidnapping and…

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If the last good time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next is now!

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: Dawn Watering the maritime desert by ZAHRA ALI HUSAIN With its extreme heat and drought-like conditions, Karachi has begun to raise an alarm: this is what global warming looks like and it now knocks on…

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The most effective strategy to achieve sustainable development

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: RTCC Farmers on the marginal lands of Turkey have to take into consideration the fragile environment (© TEMA) Understanding desertification in Turkey By Duygu Kutluay Introduction of cash crops and animal species is a…

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Preventing desertification and providing environmental management and sustainable livelihoods (Edmortimer)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://edmortimer.wordpress.com/2011/08/13/women-farmers-regenerate-barren-land-in-ghana/ Women farmers regenerate barren land in Ghana Statistics show 49 out of the 138 districts in Ghana ARE currently in the desert belt, which poses a threat to…

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How to give government an understanding of the land management issues

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: ABC North and West SA Janet Brook believes it is time for greater recognition of women in agriculture. (Michael Dulaney – ABC) Outback women leading way for arid land management By Michael Dulaney Janet…

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