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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

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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


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


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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