The effect of the GreenRevolution, over cultivation, andmonoculture on Desertification                           Christoph...
What is Desertification?       •       •       •       •       •       •       •       •
Sounds bad! Where is it         happening?••
Why is it happening?••••••
The Green Revolution    •    •    •    •    •        –        –        –
Over Cultivation and       Monoculture••
Who is affected?  •  •  •
Who is helping?•••
What should be done, and how can I help? • •     –     –     –
Works CitedMiller, Tyler G., and Scott E. Spoolman. "Food, Soil, and Pest Management." Living in the Environment.         ...
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Green Revolution, Over cultivation, and Monoculture on Desertification

  1. 1. The effect of the GreenRevolution, over cultivation, andmonoculture on Desertification Christopher Yuan
  2. 2. What is Desertification? • • • • • • • •
  3. 3. Sounds bad! Where is it happening?••
  4. 4. Why is it happening?••••••
  5. 5. The Green Revolution • • • • • – – –
  6. 6. Over Cultivation and Monoculture••
  7. 7. Who is affected? • • •
  8. 8. Who is helping?•••
  9. 9. What should be done, and how can I help? • • – – –
  10. 10. Works CitedMiller, Tyler G., and Scott E. Spoolman. "Food, Soil, and Pest Management." Living in the Environment. Brooks/Cole, 2009. 288-302. Print.Rubenstein, James M. "Population." An Introduction to Human Geography: The Cultural Landscape. Pearson, 2005. 69-70. Print.The Eden Projects. Eden Reforestation Projects, 2012. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.edenprojects.org/>."Desertification." USGS, 29 Oct. 1997. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/deserts/desertification/>."Developing Sustainable Agricultural Practices." Environmental Consequences of Desertification. UNESCO. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.unesco.org/mab/doc/ekocd/chapter18.html>."Deserts and Desertification." Global Education. Edna, 4 Jan. 20011. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/go/pid/2006>."Desertification." Desertification Institutions. Food and Agriculture Organization. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.fao.org/desertification/default.asp?lang=en>."Sustainable Development of Drylands and Combating Desertification." Managing Fragile Ecosystems. Food and Agriculture Organization. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/v0265e/V0265e06.htm>.United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. United Nations, 2012. Web. 28 May 2012. <http://www.unccd.int/en/Pages/default.aspx>.

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