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Deserts and DesertificationDeserts and Desertification
Both hot and cold desert ecosystems are home for highly specialized species, which adapted to extreme temperatures. Whereby deserts belong to the natural global bioms, the (human-caused) increasing desertification is a threat to more productive tropical and subtropical bioms. The UNITED NATIONS Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) deals with the later.
Available online at: http://www.unccd.int/en/about-the-convention/Pages/About-the-Convention.aspx
Toshka Lake, Egypt, October 2013
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Lake Nasser, Egypt, October 2013
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Sahara Desert, Egypt
Blue Nile, close to Khartoum, North Sudan
Meditaranien Coast of Egypt
Desert in Northern Egypt
Desert in Northern Egypt
Lake Nasser, Egypt, February 2013
Road through the Egyptian Desert, near Lake Nasser
Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
Toshka Lakes, Southern Egypt, February 2013
Lake Nasser, Egypt, February 2013
Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
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