Chapter 4: State and Trends of the World's Deserts

S. Navone, E. Abraham, M. Bargiela, D.L. Dent, C. Espoz-Alsina, A. Maggi, E. Montana, S. Morrison, G. Pastor, H. Rosatto, M. Salomón, D. Soria, L. Torres, F. Antonio Roig, S. Roig-Junent, C. Movia, W. Massad

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This chapter presents a panorama of the environmental status of the world deserts: their extent, location, uniqueness, vulnerability, the status of their natural resources, the trends of degradation related to land use and their impacts. Responses to land degradation are discussed at multiple levels
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Deserts Outlook
EditorsE. Ezcurra
Place of PublicationNairobi
ISBN (Print)9789280727227
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Navone, S., Abraham, E., Bargiela, M., Dent, D. L., Espoz-Alsina, C., Maggi, A., Montana, E., Morrison, S., Pastor, G., Rosatto, H., Salomón, M., Soria, D., Torres, L., Antonio Roig, F., Roig-Junent, S., Movia, C., & Massad, W. (2006). Chapter 4: State and Trends of the World's Deserts. In E. Ezcurra (Ed.), Global Deserts Outlook (pp. 73-88). UNEP.