Monthly Archives: November 2015

Desertification : causes, effects, spreading, halting (Google Alert / UWC Enviro Facts)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : Google Alert / desertification http://www.bcb.uwc.ac.za/Envfacts/facts/desertification.htm Desertification Desertification is the process which turns productive into non- productive desert as a result of poor land-management. Desertification occurs mainly in semi-arid areas (average annual rainfall less…

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Prevention of desertification

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: Soils Matter Desertification is a natural process that is associated with global climate change. With time, as the climate changes, even forests may become deserts. WHAT IS DESERTIFICATION AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO…

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My Camel Story and World Camel Day (22 June)

Originally posted on Camel, food security and climate change:
Camel have been part and parcel of my life. Seeing camel caravans, moving Afghan nomads and salts traders made a strong picture of camel on my mind. A decade earlier a severe arthritis…

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Sahel region continues to suffer from recurrent food and nutrition crises (ACTED)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.acted.org/fr/node/7337 Tackling hunger in the Sahel: the challenge of resilience ACTED’s team has published an article about the food crisis in the Sahel on the Huffington Post, which you can also find hereafter:…

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