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Reclaiming the Rajasthan desert from Prosopis juliflora (Google / The Guardian)

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Reclaiming the Rajasthan desert from a voracious Mexican plant


Maseeh Rahman in Delhi (The Guardian)

A plan to reintroduce native species battles with a mesquite known as ‘the mad one’ planted by a maharajah in the 1930s… 163 more words


The transformative ability to restore degraded land to productive use (Google / Eco-Business)

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It’s time for a global landscape restoration revolution

Restoring degraded land could be the solution to global deforestation, desertification and food scarcity. 189 more words


Measures to safeguard soil resources (Land Policy and Practices - IISD)

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Global Soil Partnership Endorses Plans of Action

The second session of the Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) has endorsed a number of measures to safeguard soil resources, including four Plans of Action, a global soil information system, a capacity development program, and a report on world soil resources. 106 more words


Desertification : National reports for the 5th reporting and review cycle (Land Policy and Practice - IISD)

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UNCCD Updates on 5th National Reporting Cycle, CSO Panel Releases First Newsletter

The Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has reported that, with ten days to go before the deadline for submission of national reports, 31% of all national reports have been submitted and over 50% are expected soon. 135 more words


Gamifying The Desert (Google / True Life Game)

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Desertification – Gamifying The Desert

The game of countering desertification

Some time ago we were contacted by Andreas Buechel and he shared with us some of his creative ideas. 32 more words