Desertification threatens 40% of the earth’s land surface. Every year we lose 12 million hectares due to desertifcation, causing millions of people to abandon their homes.
Thanks to science, we now know how a desert is born and how the sand dunes move around. Can anything be done to reverse or delay this process?
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Over the past 10 years, mudslides have claimed over 50,000 lives. How can they be predicted and avoided?More info
Cyclones are the most powerful natural disasters on Earth. Why are they becoming more common, widespread and powerful than ever before?More info