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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desertification

Desertification is a type of 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 is a significant global ecological and environmental problem.

Desertification, exacerbated by climate change, represents one of the greatest environmental challenges of our times...
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/United_Nations_Convention_to_Combat_Desertification


See also at Wikipedia:

Aridification
Arid Forest Research Institute
Deforestation and climate change
Deforestation
Green water credits / International Soil Reference
Oasification
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.”

http://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_green_the_world_s_deserts_and_reverse_climate_change
Linkages between climate change and desertification in East Africa
http://www.unccd.int/Lists/SiteDocumentLibrary/Publications/Desertificationandclimatechange.pdf

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.

http://berc.berkeley.edu/desertification-the-forgotten-side-of-climate-change/



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