Deserts and D Guide - Resources and Review

An independent, non
profit research organisation supporting ecological sustainability in arid and semi-arid lands worldwide.
Set of documents dealing with the causes and consequences of desertification, action programs, scientific and technical cooperation, and measures to support the study and prevention of desertification.
Collection of resources relevant to the Chihuahuan Desert region. Includes a bibliography, a searchable database of the Centennial Museum's Botanical collection, images and information on plant and animal life, and links to additional sources of relevance, which cover research, wildlife rescue, and biosphere reserves.
Offers original articles and features about the environment, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject
specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events. Topics include acid rain, Asia, climate change, desertification, endangered species, environmental economics, environmental philosophy, forestry, mining, organic farming and gardening, national parks and camping, sustainable development, and wetlands.
Extensive resources in irrigation and hydrology. Arranged by topic including links to research, software, projects, discussion lists, organisations, irrigation and drought management, water resources and research.
An experimental town in the high desert of Arizona. When complete, Arcosanti will house 7000 people, demonstrating ways to improve urban conditions and lessen the impact on the earth.
Interdisciplinary journal covering all aspects of water development and management in both industrialised and Third World countries. Contents focus on the practical implementation of policies for water resources development. Articles range in approach from applied geographical analysis to the examination of strategic, economic and social issues. Tables of contents provided.
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