Blog Posts - Desertification



TED Talk Thursday – Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

TED Talk Thursday – Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change is a post from: Living the Heart's Desire: Art, Video, & Healing for Spiritual Awakening...

Inner Mongolian Desert – Desertification at an Alarming Rate

Deserts in Inner Mongolia of China can be great tourist attractions but they can also give much headache to local communities and government officials if the deserts start to encroach upon grasslands and forests at an alarming rate. According to the...

Inner Mongolian Desert – Desertification at an Alarming Rate

Deserts in Inner Mongolia of China can be great tourist attractions but they can also give much headache to local communities and government officials if the deserts start to encroach upon grasslands and forests at an alarming rate. According to the...

A Global Reality and the West and the Middle East: an Unbroken View

This article comments on two fundamentals of our time. On the one hand the present reality we face as a species on this earth is discussed. On the other hand, the tremendous opportunities and realities of the expression of calls for democracy in the...
by Where To? on Apr 17, 2011

Climate projections show human health impacts possible within 30 years

A panel of scientists speaking today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) unveiled new research and models demonstrating how climate change could increase exposure and risk of human illness originati...
by The Archaeology News Network on Feb 22, 2011

Ancient Egyptian palm tree faces extinction

In the remote regions of Sudan and Egypt the argun palm tree - a rare desert tree whose fruit was discovered by archaeologists in Pharaoh tombs - grows under a harsh sun. Less than 400 trees is all that remains of the species which environmentalists...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jan 18, 2011

China's 300-year desert battle

China has gained a sliver of ground in its ancient battle against the desert sands, the government announced today, though it warned another 300 years may be needed to solve "the most serious ecological problem facing the country". A surve...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jan 5, 2011

Vegetable Gardening Tips That Help Us Grow More (Google / Backyard …

My wife and I have found that it doesn't matter whether we do our gardening directly in the ground, using raised beds or even using containers there are a few vegetable gardening tips that save us time and were easy to implement. ...
by Landscaping Focus on Nov 3, 2009

IDB Support for Colombia’s Climate Change Work / BID apoya esfuerzos de Colombia sobre el cambio climático

From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB): IDB supports Colombia’s climate change agenda Reforms linked to new loan will help reduce vulnerability to climate change and take advantage of emerging carbon markets Colombia will implement an...
by The Temas Blog on Oct 1, 2009

Picture of the Day: Green versus Desert

China is creating a 4,500 km (2,800 mi) long forest belt to control sandstorms pushing forward the sands of the Gobi desert. (More)More Pictures of the Day on The Road.Picture courtesy Biopact...
by The Road to the Horizon on Sep 22, 2009

Climate change: 20% of China is now desert.

Sean Gallagher is a photojournalist living in China. With the support of Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting to highlight the impact of desertification in China.Almost 20% of China's land is now desert, affecting 400 million people. In Western China...
by The Road to the Horizon on Sep 19, 2009

Community gardening also benefits combat of desertification …

Community gardening has become an important grassroots movement across the country. So much so, that next week is National Community Gardening Week as proclaimed by Thomas Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ...
by Landscaping Focus on Aug 24, 2009

Challenges to Sustainable Agriculture in LAC

I am in New York attending the Seventh Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-17). This Session is focused on the thematic cluster of agriculture, rural development, land, drought, desertification and Africa. As is...
by The Temas Blog on Jan 1, 1970


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