A Dung Beetle, fighting the odds of the Desert and rolling his treasured ball of dung up to his little burrow on the sand dune. The word ‘Desert’ conjures up an image of vast open land with sparse vegetation, harsh temperatures, inhospitable living conditions and pretty much an imagery of something that is devoid of life… […]

via Indian Desert – The ‘HOT’ & ‘COLD’ of it! — WildArkIndia

December 11, 2019//-Mongolia’s livestock industry, once the primary engine of the economy, now faces threats from climate change and overgrazing. Without prompt policy action, the national and regional costs will continue to grow, weighing on both economic growth and inequality.

via Greening Growth in Mongolia — African Eye Report

Combat Desertification and Drought One of the biggest and least understood environmental challenges facing the globe, desertification refers to the irreversible degradation of soil through human activities such as deforestation, unsustainable farming, mining and overgrazing. It occurs when trees and root systems that bind the soil are removed, exposing topsoil to erosion, and when unsustainable […]

via Desertification and Drought: An Issue Even in the Tropical Zone | Wildlife Alliance — Wildlife Alliance