LAND USE IN DESERT AND NEAR-DESERT REGIONS
How does land use lead to
Would changing current land use help stop the spread of the desert?
RECLAMATION PROJECTS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES
What can we do to reclaim the
What has succeeded in the past?
NATIVE PLANTS THAT DELAY OR HELP RECLAIM DESERT LAND
What trees and plants
have held back the desert?
What will grow in our climate?
How does climate relate to the spread of the desert?
How is climate affected by land use?
How has irrigation been used to reclaim the desert for agriculture?
Can we apply the same methods?
HISTORY OF THE DESERT
Was it always a desert?
How did it spread?
What can we learn from that?
NEARBY NATIONS NOT, OR NOT YET, IN THE DESERT REGION
How are they different?
Could they, too, be overtaken by the desert? Why or why not?