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Drylands Are Not the Same as Badlands


May 10, 2007

News thumbnail Drylands, where 38 percent of the world's population lives, can be protected from the irreversible damage of desertification if local residents and managers at all levels would follow basic sustainability principles, according to a panel of experts writing in the May 11 issue of the journal Science. Full Story

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