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Desertification ... land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife.

Desertification, exacerbated by climate change, represents one of the greatest environmental challenges of our times...

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Arid Forest Research Institute
Deforestation and climate change
Green water credits / International Soil Reference
Soil retrogression and degradation
Water Security

Arid Lands Information Network—Kenya
Biochar Fertilisation using carbon
Desert greening
Ecological engineering
Green Wall of China
Holistic management

Desertification and Climate Change

“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert.”

Linkages between climate change and desertification in East Africa

Desertification is associated with biodiversity loss and contributes to global climate change through loss of carbon sequestration capacity and an increase in land-surface albedo.

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