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Deforestation Spawns Creeping Desert in Central Argentina
Environment  (tags: deforestation, desertification, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, pollution, humans, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, green )

- 1350 days ago -
Córdoba has the highest level of deforestation in Argentina. All that remains is five percent of the 12 million hectares of native forest that the province had at the start of the 20th century
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, AFRICA, DESERTIFICATION, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, trees, forests, world )

- 1856 days ago -
Africa's answer to climate change is a proposed 4,000-mile, nine-foot wide wall of trees stretching from Senegal to Djibouti. The project is now taking root in Senegal where they have already planted 50,000 acres of trees
WORLD DESERTIFICATION: Dire Development Issues Converge in the Drylands
Environment  (tags: climate, weather, desertification, development, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, world, nature, science, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, climate-change )

- 2435 days ago -
Few are aware that close to one billion people in over 100 different countries are suffering from or severely threatened by intense desertification.
Land of Hope
Environment  (tags: world, climate-change, weather, agriculture, development, desertification, protection, humans, environment, ecosystems, conservation, trees, wildlife )

- 2444 days ago -
Climate change and its impacts--Measuring risks and opportunities in Africa
Mauritania Plants Trees to Hold Back Desert
Environment  (tags: world, trees, green, desertification, conservation, habitat, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, protection, humans )

- 2552 days ago -
Mauritania has launched a tree-planting program aimed at protecting its capital from the advancing desert and coastal erosion, a project that could eventually extend thousands of kilometers across Africa.
CLIMATE CHANGE: U.N. Decade Hopes to Push Back Encroaching Deserts
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, DESERTIFICATION, desertification, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, ecosystems )

- 2558 days ago -
Despite major efforts, which started with the United Nations Conference on Desertification (UNOCD) in 1977, the process of land degradation is intensifying.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) : Billion Tree Campaign
Environment  (tags: trees, desertification, warm, climate, destruction, conservation, protection, ClimateChange, extinction, eco-friendly )

- 3647 days ago -
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a major worldwide tree planting campaign. Under the Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign, people, communities, business and industry, civil society organizations and governments....
Desertification a Threat, According to UN Report
Environment  (tags: desertification, habitatdestruction, environment )

- 3703 days ago -
Desertification represents one of the "greatest environmental challenge of our times" and could set off mass migrations of people fleeing degraded homelands, a United Nations report warned Thursday.
As Dunes Encroach, Desert Nation Struggles To Keep Its Head Above the Sand
Environment  (tags: environment, desertification, sustainability )

- 3788 days ago -
Throughout Mauritania, a desolate, dune-enveloped country twice the size of France, men and women wage a daily battle against the sand

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