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The enormity of the twin menaces of deforestation and desertification and also worsening global warming (Google / The Nation)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification

http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/letters/11-Jun-2013/killing-it-slowly

Killing it slowly

Regrettably, the forests and green pastures in Sindh have almost vanished, but the relevant federal and provincial organisations are literally sleeping. 148 more words

Desertification

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False claims about afforestation in Sindh (Google / The News)

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http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-96392-False-claims-about-afforestation-in-Sindh

Shahid Husain
Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Though several issues were discussed in the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday, more important amongst them were deforestation in Sindh, kidnapping and rape of children and even babies, growing insecurity among the Hindu community, law and order situation in Karachi and inaccuracies in the electoral list. 148 more words

Desertification

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If the last good time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next is now!

Photo credit: Dawn

Watering the maritime desert

by ZAHRA ALI HUSAIN

With its extreme heat and drought-like conditions, Karachi has begun to raise an alarm: this is what global warming looks like and it now knocks on our doorstep. 213 more words

Desertification

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Be cautious using GIMMS3g v0 for trend analysis!

GIMMS3g NDVI is widely used to assess vegetation trends from local to global scale. And even though it is the best long term dataset available right now (July 2015), people should be aware that a serious error affects the dataset in semi arid areas, like the Sahel, which has severe impacts on trend analysis. 247 more words

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Fodder Biomass Monitoring in Sahelian Rangelands Using Phenological Metrics from FAPAR Time Series

I’m happy that my Senegalese friend and colleague has published his first study as leading author:

Diouf, A.A., Brandt, M., Verger, A., Jarroudi, M.E., Djaby, B., Fensholt, R., Ndione, J.A., Tychon, B., 2015. 230 more words

Environmental Change In The Sahel

Journée de l’Enfant Africain : mettre fin au mariage des enfants

Instituée depuis 1990 par l’Union Africaine, la Journée de l’Enfant Africain (JEA) est célébrée le 16 Juin de chaque année en commémoration du massacre des enfants survenu en 1991 à Sowéto en Afrique du Sud… 1,284 more words

Burkina Faso

The most effective strategy to achieve sustainable development

Photo credit: RTCC

Farmers on the marginal lands of Turkey have to take into consideration the fragile environment (© TEMA)

Understanding desertification in Turkey

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Desertification

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