Atacama Desert In Chile :Protection of the Tamarugal Forest The endemic tamarugo tree survives in one of the world’s driest deserts, the Atacama Desert in north Chile. The tree is able to “stretch its roots to the genitalia of the earth and ultimately defeats death”,
Desert Solitaire: A Comment on Culture and Environment by E.Abbey For several seasons Edward Abbey worked as a ranger in what is today known as the Arches National Park in eastern Utah. While performing his duties during the summer season, Abbey lived alone in an
Water purification: Most Effective Way to Sanitize Drinking Water in Africa In underdeveloped countries, obtaining safe drinking water remains a problem. Due to poor sanitation in many African counties, human feces land in rivers, streams and even shallow pits. The water becomes contaminated with water-borne
Sinai Desert :History Comes Alive “Visit the Burning Bush” Travelling through the stony Egyptian desert, the holy land of Sinai, the horizon broken by sharp-toothed mountains, the only sign of life is a lone camel stalking away from a dusty faded green “Camel Tours” sign.
World Heritage Sites: Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev From the third century BCE the Nabatean spice trade flourished despite an inhospitable environment and an ongoing threat from the Romans who wanted the lucrative trade for themselves. Nabatean Spice Trade The desolate Negev