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Increased desertification of unstable areas

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Climate change ‘may worsen instability in ME’

Climate change could aggravate existing instability in the Middle East, a diplomat has warned. 145 more words


California isn't the only state grappling with drought

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Bales of hay sit on a family farm near Logan, Kansas. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

The Drought Is Bigger Than California: New Relief Money Will Go to 8 Dry States… 283 more words


Mad Max: Fury Road

For a moment, ignore the monster truck sideshow, the absurd names like “Rictus Erectus” and “Immortan Joe.”  A second story runs like a quieter, subterranean river beneath the chrome-plated veneer of this noisily sunburned popcorn spectacle.  949 more words


Savannahs and climate change

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Savannahs Help Slow Down Climate Change

By Jenna Iacurci

Savannahs, though they are not jam-packed with carbon-absorbing trees, nonetheless help to slow down climate change, according to a new study. 273 more words


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Éthiopie: Surveiller la sécheresse

Hassan Adile connaît bien la sécheresse. À l’instar des 12 millions de pasteurs que compte l’Éthiopie, il parcourt de grandes distances pour trouver des pâturages et de l’eau pour son bétail. 31 more words


Termites and desertification

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Termite mound in Kruger park

Impending Desertification Prevented by Termites?? How Is It Done?

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Bonachela, J.A., Pringle, R.M., Sheffer, E., Coverdale, T.C., Guyton, J.A., Caylor, K.K., Levin, S.A. 118 more words


Deforestation in Cameroon

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Cameroon’s forests are home to two endangered subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Photo courtesy of Greenpeace/Filip Verbelen.

Satellite images show deforestation on fringes of UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cameroon… 224 more words