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Global Deserts Outlook

by Exequiel Ezcurra

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Nature,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Deserts,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Watersheds

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12906337M
    ISBN 109280727222
    ISBN 109789280727227

      The animals can’t cross the scorching deserts in between the islands. As the United Nations Environment Program explained in its "Global Deserts Outlook New Book Celebrates Southern.   A new report, titled "Global Deserts Outlook," has been released on World Environment Day by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).The report suggests that the world's deserts face.

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Global Deserts Outlook by Exequiel Ezcurra Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Global Deserts Outlook is the first thematic assessment report in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

A UNEP contribution to the International Year of Deserts and Desertification inthe report aims to help raise global public awareness of the state of the world's deserts. The Global Deserts. The Global Deserts Outlook prov des a balanced p cture of deserts.

It shows that they are more than landscapes wh ch are the end result of the process of desert ficat on. The report urges pol cy-makers to cons der the development potent al of deserts, and the r conservat on needs: what are the most appropr ate and susta nable l vel hoods for people.

Title Global deserts outlook / Created / Published Nairobi, Kenya: Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme, c The book is written at a very understandable level for a wide audience.

It is suitable for an undergrad or even a high school course. The material also discusses global warming, a very topical field.

The implications of this for desert albedo. Since deserts are a Global Deserts Outlook book of the planet's land area, perhaps they might mitigate global warming. An /5(2). The Global Deserts Outlook presents a panorama of the environmental status of the world's deserts: their location and extent, uniqueness and vulnerability, biodiversity and natural resources.

The report provides a balanced picture of deserts as ecosystems which form a special part of the world's natural and cultural heritage, and not simply as land that is the end result of the.

Buy Global Deserts Outlook (): NHBS - Edited By: Exequiel Ezcurra, United Nations Environment Programme. In book: Global Deserts Outlook (pp) Edition: ; Chapter: Chapter 4: State and Trends of the World’s Deserts; Publisher: UNEP; Editors:.

Get this from a library. Global deserts outlook. [Exequiel Ezcurra; United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Early Warning and Assessment.;] -- The world's deserts represent unique ecosystems which support significant plant and animal biodiversity.

Various human societies have also been established in deserts throughout history, and today. A book desert is a geographic area (country, state, county, city, neighborhood, home) where printed books and other reading material are allegedly hard to obtain, particularly without access to an automobile or other form of transportation.

Some researchers have defined book deserts by linking them to poverty and low income, while others use a combination of factors that include. The premise of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) is that land, and its associated resources such as soil, water, and biodiversity, comprise a relatively fixed stock of natural capital.

The increasing demand for land-based goods and services, and the way they are today produced is adversely impacting human health and the future sustainability of the planet.

in deserts and desert margins, totalling 8 per cent of the global population (UNEPGlobal Deserts Outlook). Thirdly, deserts harbour some rich ecosystems, though due to the extremely slow rate of biological activity in some arid areas, these ecosystems can take a long time to recover from damage.

These dessert and sweet recipes from around the world include cake recipes, chocolate cookies, creamy pies, and baking recipes to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.

A Novel Idea: Fostering Literacy by Eliminating Book Deserts An vending machine program may make a difference in Washington, D.C. InNeuman co-authored a study that found that in a middle-class community in Philadelphia, each child had access to 13 books.

In a community of concentrated poverty in the same city, on the Author: Alia Wong. The Rise of “Book Deserts” The intense disparities in access to reading material in Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., were outlined in a study published in Urban Education in July The deserts of the world are threatened by a combination of human exploitation and climate change that could, within decades, wipe out many unique habitats and rare species, an authoritative study Author: Science Editor.

Book deserts in low-income neighborhoods like Anacostia in Washington, D.C. stifle children's learning. Derrick and Ramunda Young hope their bookstore can help. Global Deserts Outlook Book Summary: The Global Deserts Outlook presents a panorama of the environmental status of the world's deserts: their location and extent, uniqueness and vulnerability, biodiversity and natural resources.

JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program has donated $1, worth of books to children in need, including in the communities identified as “book deserts” in this study.

Naomi Moland, a postdoctoral research fellow at NYU and adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University’s Teachers College, coauthored the study. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Inthe UN General Assembly declared The United Nations Decade for Deserts and the fight against Desertification.

The purpose of the Decade is to mobilize global action to fight land degradation, promote sustainable management of land resources and ensure long-term ability of drylands to support the livelihoods of local populations.Global Deserts Outlook.(1st edition) United Nations Environmental Programme, Nairobi, Kenya.

p. [A document that provides general information about deserts over the world] WOLF, BLAIR. () Global warming and avian occupancy of hot deserts: a physiological and behavioral Size: KB.Deserts are expanding, coral reefs are dying, fisheries are declining, hurricanes are strengthening.

The debate about climate change is over: there’s no question that global warming has made the Earth sick, and the outlook for the future calls for ever-warmer temperatures and deadlier results. Something must be done—but how quickly?