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State of Biodiversity in Africa

… a key biodiversity corridor across the arid Sahara desert, but is heavily affected by human activities in its … of biodiversity loss are clearly evident in the sensitive desert regions of Africa, where the periods of extreme … consequent soil erosion and land degradation. The Sahara desert occupies 4.6 million square kilometers or 10 per cent …
18 May 2024 Literature See it in ECOLEX · This content is provided by ECOLEX

3rd UNCCD Scientific Conference: Book of abstracts

… Africa (AF) Tao WANG, Director of the Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification and Research Professor at the Cold … BREEDS- CHOLISTANI BREED OF CATTLE AS MODEL FROM CHOLISTAN DESERT, PAKISTAN FAROOQ, UMER … THROUGH TRANSFER OF KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DESERT REGIONS. PIESIK, SANDRA ; ZAID, ABDELOUAHHAB ; …
18 May 2024 Document in Climate and Atmosphere

State of Biodiversity in West Asia

… Yemen), dominated by conditions ranging from semi-arid to desert arid. West Asia is part of three eco-regions that … invaluable oasis located in the heart of Jordan’s eastern desert, which lies between a limestone desert in the west and a basalt desert in the east. It is …
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Report - Alternatives to fenthion for quelea bird control

… COMPARISON OF RED-BILLED QUELEA CONTROL METHODS WITH THE DESERT LOCUST PREVENTIVE CONTROL APPROACH 21 4. … in some zones with international organisations. Thus, the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa … near colonies with eggs rather than chicks, the birds may desert the colony. Mist nets can also be used to catch birds …
18 May 2024 Document

Desertification - extract from InforMEA e-learning course

… deposition of pollutants from the air, encroachment of desert sands onto croplands and poor land-use planning. Such …
18 May 2024 Course lesson in Climate and Atmosphere

Towards a Representative Network of Marine Protected Areas in Libya

… of millions of cubic meters of fossil freshwater from deep desert aquifers, via the Great Man-Made River Project (GMRP) … of Libya, then a vast majority of the country which is desert, coming in direct contact with the Mediterranean … the Mediterranean Sea to the north, and the expanse of desert to the south. When cooler air masses from the north …
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Global Land Outlook

… rocks in the Kata Tjuta mountain range in Australia are “desert varnish,” part mineral, part microbial coating typical … Cambridge, MA, USA. 23 Merton, T. 1960. The Wisdom of the Desert: Saying of the desert fathers in the 4th century. New Directions Publishers, …
18 May 2024 Literature

Law, Policy and Dryland Ecosystems in the People's Republic of China

… because of the many meanings and applications of the term ‘desert’. A variety of definitions and meanings have been … the basic material for formation and development of desert and desertification areas. The capacity of soil formed … of sand blown by wind in the southern part of Taklimacam Desert in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region accounts for …
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World Heritage, Wilderness and Large Landscapes and Seascapes

… km2, 62% of biome extent), tundra (6,623,675 km2, 80%) and desert and xeric shrublands (6,470,715 km2, 23%), whilst … migrations. The mapping shows that each dune in the desert region could be associated with a specific family. …
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Principles and concepts of international environmental law (Part 2) - extract from InforMEA e-learning course

… http://leo.informea.org/terms/desert http://leo.informea.org/terms/wetland …
18 May 2024 Course lesson in Environmental Governance