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IS and climate change - an inconvenient truth for Republicans
Cole, Juan
Article
2015
Equal Times
US Democratic presidential contender Martin O’Malley sparked controversy last month by saying that the conditions for the rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS, also known as Isil, Isis or Da'esh) w...
Line in the sand: Africa's 'green wall' aims to stop desert's growth
Villagers will help establish 15km-wide swath of trees as a nature reserve
Caramel, Laurence
Article
2011
The Guardian
The Great Green Wall is a pan-African plan to halt desertification through reforestation.
Over-grazing and desertification in the Syrian steppe are the root causes of war
Serra, Gianluca
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Civil war in Syria is the result of the desertification of the ecologically fragile Syrian steppe, which began in 1958 when the former Bedouin commons were opened up to unrestricted grazing. That led...

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Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."
Environment Canada
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...


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