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Algeria Kills Five Islamist Fighters

At least five Islamist militants have been killed, following an operation by Algerian forces, in the country’s eastern region. 122 more words


“Grassification” of desert shrublands

Energy flow and the “grassification” of desert shrublands

by Julio L. Betancourt

in http://www.pnas.org/content/112/31/9504.short?rss=1


In our directionally and continuously changing world, history still matters, and it does so in increasingly novel and important ways. 267 more words


Understanding the Times, the forgotten famine: Sahel

Published by Ruth Kramer on August 17, 2015

(Image courtesy Baptist Global Response)
Sahel (MNN/BGR) — “Only God can repay you.”(Malian proverb/blessing) Aid groups worldwide are rallying to head off a major hunger crisis that threatens as many as 20 million souls in Africa’s Sahel region. 701 more words

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Combating urban desertification: Trees and Health App

Tool shows where cities need trees most

by Megan Treacy

Urban tree mapping has become a popular thing and for good reason. Studies have shown that not only does living near trees make our… 123 more words


Can smallholders mitigate global warming? ‘Livestock live talk’ at ILRI, 14 Aug 2013

Smallholder food producers in the developing world are most at risk of global warming. A World Bank report, Turn down the heat, released 19 Jun 2013, says Africa and Asia, home to most of the world’s poorest of the poor, will bear the brunt of widespread food shortages, unprecedented heat waves and more intense cyclones if business continues as usual. 224 more words


Le groupe de Belmokhtar revendique la prise d’otages au Mali

El grupo terrorista Al Mourabitoun, afiliado a Al Qaeda, del argelino Mokhtar Belmokhtar, ha reivindicado el ataque y la toma de rehenes en  Sevaré, en el centro del país. 

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