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Strategies to combat desertification in Mediterranean Europe

Strategies to combat desertification in Mediterranean Europe

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Published by Commission of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.L. Rubio and R.J. Rickson.
SeriesAgriculture
ContributionsRubio, J. L., Rickson, R. J., Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Agriculture.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22292009M
ISBN 109282619559

Adding 'Top Down' to 'Bottom Up': A New Role for Environmental Legislation in Combating Desertification, Harvard Journal of Environmental Law, 31(1): Tal, A. Losing Diplomatic Ground: Israel’s Declining International Commitment to Combat Desertification, The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 1 (3) The Basic Environmental History - Ebook written by Mauro Agnoletti, Simone Neri Serneri. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Basic Environmental History.

Desertification in the arid regions of Asia is characterized by overgrazing of the rangelands of the Middle East and Central Asia, water erosion of cultivated lands from eastern China to the Mediterranean Sea, and salinization and waterlogging on a large scale in Iraq, Pakistan, China, and the Soviet Union. TerraformerAl Baydha Development ter, MN, USAEducation. BA, Middle East Studies and Arabic, Brigham Young University; Neal is the director of the Al Baydha Project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He and local Bedou tribesmen designed and built an agroforestry system that restores ecological function, increases biodiversity, creates soil, improves water resources, and establishes agricultural.

This book analyzes the state and management of national parks in Africa. It discusses the state of ecosystems of national parks in the continent and assesses the capacity of environmental leadership and management to positively impact on biodiversity conservation in national pakrs.   This morning in Geneva, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its special report on climate change and land.. The land provides the “food, feed, fibre, fuel and freshwater” without which human society and its economy “could not exist”, the report says.


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Strategies to combat desertification in Mediterranean Europe Download PDF EPUB FB2

PDF | On Jan 1,C. Kosmas and others published Combating desertification in Mediterranean Europe. Linking science with stakeholders | Find, read and cite all the research you need on. Desertification: causes and strategies to compete In particular in the Annex 4 for the areas of Europe (northern Mediterranean (Text of the United Nations Convention to Combat.

In Strategies to Combat Desertification in Mediterranean Europe, J.L. Rubio and R.J. Rickson (Eds.). 2– Luxembourg: Commission of the European Communities.

Google ScholarCited by: 5. Desertification is a type of land degradation in drylands involving loss of biological productivity caused by natural processes or induced by human activities. It is caused by a variety of factors, such as through climate change (particularly the current global warming) and through the overexploitation of soil through human activity.

When deserts appear automatically over the natural course of. Rubio, J. and Sanroque, P. Water erosion and desertification in the Spanish Mediterranean region, Strategies to combat Desertification in Mediterranean Europe, CEE, Luxemburgo.

Google ScholarCited by: Combating Desertification and Land Degradation: Spatial Strategies Using Vegetation Janet Hooke, Peter Sandercock (auth.) This book reports an approach developed to research and apply methods of assessing patterns of processes in the landscape, and suitability of different types of vegetation to mitigate soil erosion and sediment flux.

support the Northen Mediterranean Action Programme to Combat p § J.L. RUBIO, E. GIMENO-GARCIA, V. ANDREU PEREZ (). “Control of Secondary Soil Salinization and Nitrate pollution”. The MEDRAP Concerted Action to support the Northen Mediterranean Action Programme to Combat ;pp Desertification is a form of land degradation principally in semi-arid and arid areas influenced by climatic and human factors.

As a country plagued by extensive sandy desertification and frequent sandstorms and dust storms, China has been trying to find ways to achieve the sustainable management of desertified lands. This paper reviewed the impact of climate change and anthropogenic. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification defines ‘land degradation’ as a reduction or loss of the biological and economic productivity resulting from land-use mismanagement, or a combination of processes, such as soil erosion, deterioration of soil properties, and loss of natural vegetation and biodiversity.

Land degradation is hence an interactive process involving multiple Author: Rosanna Salvia, Gianluca Egidi, Sabato Vinci, Luca Salvati.

Sometimes local action plans that aim to combat desertification are based on old and outdated models or paradigms. The objective of this book is to provide an overview of the nature and extent of desertification in Europe.

Dry farming is the most widespread landscape within Mediterranean Europe and land used for this kind of agriculture. «The desertification of land: The socio-economic dimension», «Integrated management of land resources and local development» και «The Institutional Complexity of Policy Making to Combat Desertification in Mediterranean Europe» -- Reprinted in edited volume DESERTIFICATION, SCIENTIFIC WORKS OF GREEK AUTHORS, Editors: Varelides, O., Yassoglou, N.

and S. LiverisMinistry of Rural. According to the Fourth National Survey on Desertification and Land Degradation () carried out by SFA in12 km2 of desertification-prone lands have been rehabilitated, meaning a. Under these climatic conditions, many Mediterranean rivers naturally exhibit a non-perennial flow regime, with a distinct seasonal, inter-annual and spatial heterogeneity (Bonada and Resh, ).At the same time, the Mediterranean river basins are turning drier (annual precipitation decreased up to 20% during the 20th century), with more extreme events than a century ago (EC-JRC,EEA Cited by: Jose Luis Rubio Vice President of WASWAC.

CIDE- CSIC, WASWAC, ESSC. g Description of reasons for deforestation and why it is an issue in the context of desertification Authors: Agostino Ferrara, Raffaella Lovreglio Introduction.A large area of the Earth's land surface is covered by forests; a very valuable resource to human populations, biodiversity, edaphic conditions, water storage, and the condition of the atmosphere.

- Nine long stay and numerous stay/visits in research centres of Europe, United States, Mexico Venezuela, Book of Abstract. Third International Congress of the European Society for Soil § RUBIO, J.L., RICKSON, J. (Eds.) (). Strategies to Combat Desertification in Mediterranean Europe.

Luxembourg: Commission of European Communities. On 26 Decemberfollowing its 50th ratification, the agreement legally entered into force. It is therefore rather fitting thatthe 10th anniversary since the UNCCD came into effect, should be marked by its designation as the International Year of Deserts Cited by: MEDALUS III is an international EU project to address desertification in the Mediterranean areas of Europe.

The site describes the four programs of Medalus III (including some historical information), gives contacts information for all involved universities, and has a bibliography of publications from the Medalus I. From the notion of desertification to the concept of global public good.

The term “desertification” emerged at the international scale during the big Sahelian droughts of the 70’. AbstractThis chapter explores the main provisions of and the debates surrounding the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

First, the central definitions, implementation measures, and the relationship between desertification and sustainable development are examined.

The focus then shifts to evaluating the UNCCD through discussing the effectiveness of the Author: Katrien Arlette Steenmans. 1. "The institutional complexity of policy making to combat desertification in Mediterranean Europe".

Proceedings MEDRAP Workshop No. 3 on Degradation and Protection of Resources in the Northern Mediterranean: Social, Economic and Political Aspects. January, Montpellier, France.

2.Book to Unit 2 - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries experiencing Serious Drought and/or combat desertification and mitigate the impacts of drought.

There are a number of conventions dealing with matters related to Caribbean, Northern Mediterranean and Central and Eastern Europe respectively.

It has.Former SPI members Elena María Abraham (member from – ) Elena María Abraham is a Scientific Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Director of the Argentine Institute for Research on Arid Lands (IADIZA) and Professor of Environmental Planning and Management at the Congress University, Argentina.