Can the desert bloom?
Is it really possible to cultivate a lush green garden in a place where there was once nothing but dry cracked ground and sun baked depleted soil? 139 more words
Deserts always had a strange effect on me. Somehow I had this inner urge to go and do something to stop the sand from turning the land and the rocks into more sand, to create oases planting them with trees and under their canopy cover everything with greens. 526 more words
By Mohamed A. Boussery
Moctar Ould Hamouda remembers as a child gathering the gum of the acacia trees that surrounded his village of Diawlé, in the southwestern Mauritanian department of Rkiz, where he was born in 1958 and still lives. 756 more words