Quoting the Int. NYT: Holding back the Sahara

In Senegal, they have been planting millions of new trees in order to stop the damage caused by over-grazing and climate change. “First proposed in 2005, the program linked Senegal and 10 other Saharan states in an alliance to plant a 15 km-wide, 7,100 km-long green belt to fend off the desert.”

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