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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Desertification Synthesis. World Resources Institute, Washington, DC.


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Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Desertification Synthesis.

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Desertification is a concept used to grasp the more acute forms of the degradation of land-based ecosystems and the consequences of the loss of their services. Drought is the silent killer—the natural catastrophe that is only too easily forgotten. Experience shows that awareness of the implications of desertification and drought must be expanded and that policy orientation must be backed by robust monitoring systems and related findings.

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