Desertification Essay Topics

Desertification

Afforestation is the planting of trees to create a forest on non-forest land. It is different fromreforestation, which is replanting trees where a forest has been depleted. The main purposes for implementing afforestation are commercial forestry and environmental restoration or preservation. When afforestation is used for commercial purposes, it usually involves planting and harvesting of… View Article

Agriculture and Desertification

The world’s drylands, contrary to popular misconceptions of being barren unproductive land, contain some of the most valuable and vital ecosystems on the planet. These dryland environments have surprising diversity and resiliency, supporting over two billion people, approximately thirty-five percent of the global population (UNEP, 2003). In fact, approximately seventy percent of Africans depend directly… View Article