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Africa in Crisis: The Causes, The Cures of Environmental Bankruptcy
Africa in Crisis looks at the causes of African famine and how it is a symbol of a much deeper crisis. African droughts and famines are not just the results of a lack of rain but the end result of a ...
A decade ago the Sahel drought killed thousands of people and millions of animals. It focused world attention on the dangers and causes of desertification. This book examines the reasons: overcultivat...
Over-grazing and desertification in the Syrian steppe are the root causes of war
Civil war in Syria is the result of the desertification of the ecologically fragile Syrian steppe, which began in 1958 when the former Bedouin commons were opened up to unrestricted grazing. That led...
The World Without Us
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.