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Facts on Desertification

Desertification is the persistent degradation of dryland ecosystems by variations in climate and human activities. This publication of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) produced in 2005 by a large international panel of scientists anwers the questions: How are desertification and human well-being linked, who is affected by desertification, what are the major causes of desertification, and How can we prevent or reverse desertification, among other topics.

Topic:

Drought

Details:

​This publication was produced by GreenFacts, in Collaboration with Countdown 2010, The Environment Directorate-General of the European Commission, The Global Mechanism, The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), TerrAfrica, The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Secretariat (UNCCD), The World Bank, and the World Conservation Union (IUCN). Editeur responsable: Jacques de Selliers

Author:

GreenFacts

Publisher:

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)

Year:

2005

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