How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change

“The most massive tsunami, perfect storm, is bearing down upon us.” I came across this video yesterday that I felt compelled to share here on my blog today. The video is from the recent TED conference held in Long Beach, California and is presented by Allan Savory, a biologist who has been investigating new ways to help combat the increasing scourge of desertification. Savory offers compelling evidence that one of the most successful methods for converting deserts and drylands back […]

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World Day to Combat Desertification 2011

Today, June 17th, marks the United Nations‘ World Day to Combat Desertification. As regular readers of this blog and followers of my work will know, a large portion of my work in recent years has been about the scourge of increasing desertification in China. Please take this opportunity today to spread links and talk about the issue of desertification, one of our world’s most pressing and under-reported environmental crises. According to the United Nations: “Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) threaten […]

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