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Chinese Great Green Wall is finally starting to reverse the desertification (Google / China Topix)

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Great Green Wall of China is Finally Holding Back the Desert

Michael A. Katz

After decades of growth and patience, a massive swath of trees planted across bone-dry northern China nearly 40 years ago is finally starting to reverse the desertification of the region. 110 more words

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To enable practitioners to calculate the true economic value of land (IISD)

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http://land-l.iisd.org/news/practitioners-guide-addresses-economics-of-land-degradation/

Practitioner’s Guide Addresses Economics of Land Degradation

The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) initiative has published a practitioner’s guide on the ‘Principles of economic valuation for sustainable land management based on the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): The Economics of Land Degradation.’ 96 more words

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From desert to oasis (Google / You Tube)

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VIDEO http://youtu.be/V0ZaJlLE1vY

Couple turns desert into oasis

China View reporters visited a woman in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. She and her husband have dedicated themselves to planting trees and fighting desertification for nearly three decades.

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Desertification can be reversed in the Sahel (Google / You Tube)

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VIDEO : http://youtu.be/UQvd9pel4CE

Reversing Desertification in Sahel: Using Lessons from the Loess Plateau

A video about how desertification can be reversed in the Sahel region in Africa, by applying learnings of the Loess Plateau.

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