Journal land degradation and development
Local scientists study degradation process of stress proteins

In healthrelated news... It has been established for some time that when cells become stressed they create proteins that can be really harmful to our bodies.



Video 1: Rio20 Round-Up on Drylands, Desertification and Drought



The People of Clouds by Matt Black (Archive)


Matts photography project is raising funds through Kickstarter through August 23rd. To help fund this project, see:...



UNs Convention to Combat Desertification to be held in Ankara

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (unccd) will be held between October 12-23, 2015 in the capital of Turkey, Ankara, marking the...



Land Use and Sustainability Professor John Nolon


Rural communities face many tough challenges when attempting to balance land use with sustainable development. As an expert in the field of land use and...



Edenvale Transportation and Housing Hub

This project aims to address the blight and urban degradation, which many other city centres, like the Edenvale cbd in South Africa, have been dealing with,...



Pacific islands: role of forest resources in the sustainable development of the pacific islands. 2


Forest and tree play a vital role in the lives of all the people of Pacific Island countries and territories. Ever since people settles in this region, these resources...



International Perspectives on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Dryland Agrobiodiversity

Dryland agrobiodiversity is of crucial importance to food security and sustainable agricultural development through the continued supply to the world of genes for...



Wetlands and Landuse


A video by Alia for Biol 381 a Planet in crisis. Sources Lantz V, Boxall P, Kennedy M, and Wilson J. 2013 The valuation of wetland conservation in an...



Biofuels Market in China 2010 - 4


The China biofuels market, which includes bioethanol and biodiesel, is estimated to reach a production capacity of 10 mn and 2 mn tones by 2020 respectively.