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FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Livestock-based research recommendations for better managing drought in Kenya', ILRI News Blog, 18 Jul 2011

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Livestock-based research recommendations for better managing drought in Kenya', ILRI News Blog, 18 Jul 2011

Indian farmers seen standing in bare fields of cracked earth.Not Just in the US and India — It’s Global. The Centers of Continents Start to Dry Out. And it’s not just in the United States and India. Each year now, such summertime stories tend to be increasingly frequent from all continents — from Europe and Asia, South America and both East and West Africa… from Italy, Brazil and China, and from Gambia on Africa’s Atlantic coast to Somalia on Africa’s Horn protruding into the Indian Ocean.

Indian farmers seen standing in bare fields of cracked earth.Not Just in the US and India — It’s Global. The Centers of Continents Start to Dry Out. And it’s not just in the United States and India. Each year now, such summertime stories tend to be increasingly frequent from all continents — from Europe and Asia, South America and both East and West Africa… from Italy, Brazil and China, and from Gambia on Africa’s Atlantic coast to Somalia on Africa’s Horn protruding into the Indian Ocean.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ∞  . . . desert has his own beauty too * BUT: Worldwide, desertification is making approximately 12 million hectares useless for cultivation every year. This is equal to 10% of the total area of South Africa . . .    © 2008 Flickr/(stephan) cc by nc nd 2.0   Please SHARE/LIKE as MANY of our Post's * , ♥ many thanks, ♥ (◡‿◡✿) Follow us on TWITTER · · for more news ! https://twitter.com/WLFDubai - many thanks !

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ∞ . . . desert has his own beauty too * BUT: Worldwide, desertification is making approximately 12 million hectares useless for cultivation every year. This is equal to 10% of the total area of South Africa . . . © 2008 Flickr/(stephan) cc by nc nd 2.0 Please SHARE/LIKE as MANY of our Post's * , ♥ many thanks, ♥ (◡‿◡✿) Follow us on TWITTER · · for more news ! https://twitter.com/WLFDubai - many thanks !

Oil spills become the top news story whenever they occur. Costing billions of dollars to clean and fines to the company responsible it is an unwanted catastrophe. Not only does the company involved pay the consequences but thousands of innocent animals and ecosystems.

Oil spills become the top news story whenever they occur. Costing billions of dollars to clean and fines to the company responsible it is an unwanted catastrophe. Not only does the company involved pay the consequences but thousands of innocent animals and ecosystems.

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Drought hits Kenya’s livestock herders hard', ILRI News Blog, 5 Oct 2009

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Drought hits Kenya’s livestock herders hard', ILRI News Blog, 5 Oct 2009

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Best ways to manage responses to recurring drought in Kenya’s drylands', ILRI News Blog, 7 Aug 2011

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Best ways to manage responses to recurring drought in Kenya’s drylands', ILRI News Blog, 7 Aug 2011

Arable land is turning to desert or to salt at an ever-faster rate, lessening the hope that we can feed our booming population  Within 40 years, there will be around 2 billion more people -- another China plus India -- on Earth. Food production will have to increase at least 40 percent, and most of that will have to be grown on the fertile soils that cover just 11 percent of the global land surface.

Arable land is turning to desert or to salt at an ever-faster rate, lessening the hope that we can feed our booming population Within 40 years, there will be around 2 billion more people -- another China plus India -- on Earth. Food production will have to increase at least 40 percent, and most of that will have to be grown on the fertile soils that cover just 11 percent of the global land surface.

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Healing wounds: Sick birds and starving cattle', ILRI News Blog, 8 Feb 2006

FROM DROUGHT TO DESTINY: 'Healing wounds: Sick birds and starving cattle', ILRI News Blog, 8 Feb 2006

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