Wikipedia : Desertification



Wikipedia : Desertification Related

Desertification and Drought:: Internet links to sites related to desertification, maintained by University of Arizona.

Land Degradation and Desertification:: International Union of Soil Sciences working group site offers conference reports, technical papers and links to other organizations.

Web Resources on Desertification:: Links to web sites providing information on desertification worldwide.

First UN Convention to Combat Desertification:: Purpose of meeting was to discuss the problem of land degradation and to offer suggestions to prevent this phenomena. Page includes list of participating countries and their ideas. Took place 29 September - 10 October 1997, Rome Italy. (September 29, 1997)

Len Milich: Desertification:: Addresses the basic arguments: Are desert lands resilient or fragile? Are changes natural or anthropogenic? Are changes reversible? How much land degradation is necessary before we declare desertification to have taken place? Does anthropogenic land degradation induce or augment meteorological drought?

Desertification of Arid Lands:: Looks at the role resource mismanagement plays in desertification.

Wikipedia: Winter:: Overview of the season of winter, with information on its meteorological aspects, causes, symbolism, mythology, and ecology. Also includes winter snow and ice activities. Winter is the coldest season of the year in temperate climates, between autumn and spring. At the winter solstice, the days are shortest and the nights are longest, with days lengthening as the season progresses after the solstice. Details information may be obtained from the

Wikipedia : Pollution:: Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat, or light. Pollutants, the elements of pollution, can be foreign substances or energies, or naturally occurring; when naturally occurring, they are considered contaminants when they

Wikipedia : Bioregionalism:: Bioregionalism is a political, cultural, and environmental system or set of views based on naturally-defined areas called bioregions, or ecoregions. Bioregions are defined through physical and environmental features, including watershed boundaries and soil and terrain characteristics. Bioregionalism stresses that the determination of a bioregion is also a cultural phenomenon, and emphasizes local populations, knowledge, and solutions. Details inf

Wikipedia: Annapurna:: Annapurna (Sanskrit, Nepali, Nepal Bhasa: अन्नपूर्णा) is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes 8,091 metres (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, thirteen additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 m (19,690 ft). This section is a 55 km (34 mi)-long massif. Annapurna I is tenth among Earth's fourteen eight-thousanders. It rises east of the Kali Gandaki Gorge separating it from Dhaulagiri mass

  • New Additions: Desertification
Desertification of Arid Lands
Global Alarm: Dust and Sandstorms from the World's Drylands
Trends of Desertification and its Rehabilitation in China
Len Milich: Desertification