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“Nothing for us, without us”

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Environmental damages cost Iran $8b a year

A model for reversing desertification in Iran

By: Gary Lewis

In keeping with current climate change trends, Iran can expect a hotter and drier future that could dramatically affect hundreds of thousands of people, if action isn’t taken immediately. 221 more words


Drought-tolerant shrub verbenas or Lantana species

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Bandana Red Lantana

Drought-tolerant lantana perfect for our climate

By Sid Mullis

One of our most popular summer blooming plants is lantana. It’s such a great, drought-tolerant plant – something that is important because of the summer droughts we normally experience. 662 more words


Planting One Million Trees

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From Roots to Shoots: Creating Change in a Tough Environment

by Jonah Kessel


In 2007 a bright-eyed bunch of volunteers in a nascent NGO called… 263 more words


From pyramid to biosphere

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To convert the Great Pyramid of Giza into a living machine by melding the Pyramid with a modern skyscraper and a biosphere. 107 more words


Desertification in Mali and other countries

A series of 12 photos taken in different countries and a video on desertification in Mali

See the photos and their captions: Brittanica


Desertification in Namibia

Kunene could turn into desert

WINDHOEK – Strategies should be implemented sooner rather than later as by 2020 drought-hit Kunene could become an inhabitable and barren piece of land. 415 more words


Désertification et Société civile, un e-forum


Lancement de l’e-forum “Désertification et Société civile” ! – Cari

Dans le cadre de Désertif’actions 2015, forum international de la société civile sur la lutte contre la désertification qui se tiendra à Montpellier du 10 au 13 juin, un forum de discussion en ligne est ouvert sur… 237 more words