Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States, with a More Detailed Account of the Lands of Utah. With Maps.

Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States, with a More Detailed Account of the Lands of Utah. With Maps.

Date: 1879
Creator: Powell, John Wesley,; 1834-1902
Description: A report on the lands of the Arid Region of the United States, including their agricultural and grazing potential as well as a statement of the rainfall of the western portion of the United States.
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Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Date: 2008
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Description: This comprehensive atlas provides data, satellite imagery, and analysis of the environmental conditions and issues relevant to each African country, and several surrounding island nations. The atlas also covers trans-border international issues in Africa.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 4, Number 1, 2006

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 4, Number 1, 2006

Date: 2006
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a magazine published by the UN Environment Programme about environmental issues from a youth perspective. This issue is about deserts and arid ecosystems.
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Our Planet, Volume 15, Number 2 : Women, Health, and the Environment

Our Planet, Volume 15, Number 2 : Women, Health, and the Environment

Date: 2004
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to the connection between health, environment, and women.
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Our Planet, Volume 17, Number 1 : Deserts and Drylands

Our Planet, Volume 17, Number 1 : Deserts and Drylands

Date: 2006
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to desertification.
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Women and the Environment

Women and the Environment

Date: 2004
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Description: This publication focuses on the gender-related aspects of land, water, and biodiversity conservation and management.
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Spying Global Warming in the Desert? [News release].

Spying Global Warming in the Desert? [News release].

Date: August 27, 2001
Creator: Comis, Don
Description: This brief news article provides preliminary evidence that global warming may have sped up the pace at which grasslands are being overtaken by mesquite, creosote and other shrubs at desert sites around the world.
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Law of the People's Republic of China on Desert Prevention and Transformation

Law of the People's Republic of China on Desert Prevention and Transformation

Date: August 31, 2001
Creator: National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China
Description: This Law was formulated in order to prevent desertification, to improve and reclaim desertified land, to protect the environment, and to promote a sustainable economy and society.
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Dust storms come from the poorer lands.

Dust storms come from the poorer lands.

Date: September 1949
Creator: Finnell, H. H. (Henry Howard), b. 1894.
Description: Describes the different classifications of land and the effect soil erosion has on the quality of land and its future for crop production. Contains the results of an extensive study.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department