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Title: Re-thinking Policies to Cope With Desertification PDF
Url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/28_06_07unreportdesert.pdf
Publisher: BBC News
Description: The phenomenon and process of desertification is one that is currently threatening one-third of the world�s population from Algeria to China. In December 2006, the United Nations convened a large panel of expert researchers to create a set of new, and hopefully, more effective policies that will help international organizations, national governments, and other concerned parties deal with the very real threat of massive desertification. The report itself is 37 pages and contains sections like "Innovations to Mainstream Desertification in the Policy Agenda" and "Connecting Policies for Desertification, Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss". Fortunately, the report has a number of pragmatic solutions, including the adoption of environmentally sustainable farming practices, such as encouraging forests in dryland areas.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Melioration: Improvement, reclamation, fertilization, irrigation, etc., of lands -- Special classes of lands and reclamation methods -- Deserts. Arid lands. Irrigation
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geography and travels. Maps. Cartography -- Special topics, A-Z -- Deserts
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Humans and specific environments -- Deserts. Arid regions
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Other natural landforms -- Deserts. Arid regions
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Land -- Other special, A-Z -- Deserts
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Deserts
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- General science
Social studies
Social studies -- Geography
Health -- Environmental health
Social studies -- World history
Resource Type: Bibliographies
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-07-18 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-12-01 19:28:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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