Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system

Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system Weather and Climate

Now and north-western China has faced such problem as desertification. At the moment the threat is exposed Salt Lake IB and its ecosystem, which in four years may disappear completely. If this happens, and if time is not taken appropriate steps, we will gladly make room take Mutetar desert.

Disappearing Lake is located in the Gobi region in the north-western part of the country's rich salt basin, bordering Kazakhstan. IB literally dries up from the inside under the influence of various climatic factors. With the onset

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Worsening desertification in Morocco

Worsening desertification in Morocco Facts

Above one of the largest oases in North Africa threatened dry. It is an oasis Errachid, located in the Atlas mountains in southern Morocco. This place is the only source of water for residents. However, they can quickly lose it due to irrational use of water for agricultural purposes, that will come in the desertification of the area.

Oasis feint near Errachid. Observations show a significant decline in the water level in the oasis, from which water is pumped into special pumps to irrigate crops of maize. According to witnesses, the area around

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Mongolia will soon turn into a desert

Drought

23.08.11.Mongoliya recently been included in the list of countries that are severely affected by land degradation. 90% of the territory of Mongolia can be considered as the most vulnerable to desertification.

Desertification has become a major global environmental challenges of the 21st century. The UN Convention to Combat Desertification defines the term "desertification" as land degradation in arid and dry areas resulting from various factors, such as climate change and human activities.

In Mongolia, extreme continental climate with long, cold winters and short summers. In addition prevails highest rainfall in the north and low — in the south, some

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Desertification in China. Video

Drought

Land desertification in China. Drought in Yunnan Province. 2010. Photo: AFP

6.01.11.Po latest results of the monitoring of soil in China, found that almost half of the land in the country was subjected to desertification and opeschanivaniyu, in some areas, the situation in recent years has deteriorated.

Deputy Head of the State Forestry Administration Zhu Leke January 4 reported that they spent a quarter-scale research and obtained data on the extent of desertification and land opeschanivaniya between early 2005 and late 2009.

According to the results of monitoring, desertification underwent 2,623,700 square meters. miles of land, and opeschanivaniyu

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Worsening desertification in Morocco

Above one of the largest oases in North Africa threatened dry. It is an oasis Errachid, located in the Atlas mountains in southern Morocco. This place is the only source of water for residents. However, they can quickly lose it due to irrational use of water for agricultural purposes, that will come in the desertification of the area.

Observations show a significant decline in the water level in the oasis, from which water is pumped into special pumps to irrigate crops of maize. According to witnesses, the area around the oasis dried up many wells previously given water Moroccans. Presumably,

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Desertification in China have put about half of the country

According to the latest results of the monitoring of soil in China, found that almost half of the land in the country was subjected to desertification and opeschanivaniyu, in some areas, the situation in recent years has deteriorated. Deputy Head of the State Forestry Administration Zhu Leke January 4 reported that they spent a quarter-scale research and obtained data on the extent of desertification and land opeschanivaniya from the beginning of 2005 to the end of 2009.

According to the results of monitoring, desertification underwent 2,623,700 square meters. miles of land, and opeschanivaniyu 1,731,100 square meters. km of land, which

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

January 30, 1995 the UN General Assembly proclaimed 17 June as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, on the anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, June 17, 1994.

Desertification — it is a problem of global significance, which has serious implications for the international environmental security, poverty eradication, social and economic stability and sustainable development.

According to the report of the Global Environment Outlook-4, from dryland ecosystems vary the order of two billion people, 90% live in developing countries. In the world in the category of drylands are more than 30% of the

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